DE PERE, WI (WTAQ) - A business owner from De Pere has been sentenced to a year-and-a-day in a federal prison, for not paying income taxes to the IRS that she withheld from her employees.
Prosecutors said Lisa Bartz Vanden Elzen failed to give the IRS $193,000 in payroll taxes she withheld – and she failed to pay the employer’s share of those taxes, totaling $81,000.
Officials said the violations occurred between 2005 and 2010.
She and her husband own Dairy Transport Services of De Pere. The 47-year-old Vanden Elzen was ordered to pay $274,000 in restitution to the federal government.