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Edgerton man charged with tax crimes

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Gazette staff
April 3, 2014

MADISON—A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin returned an indictment Wednesday against an Edgerton man facing charges of payroll tax crimes.

Jeffrey Grams, 43, Edgerton, is charged with 11 counts of failing to account for and pay to the Internal Revenue Service payroll taxes withheld from wages of employees of his businesses.

The indictment alleges that on eight occasions from April 2008 through January 2010, Grams failed to file quarterly employment tax forms and made no payments to the IRS for payroll taxes withheld from employees of his business, Rock River Concrete of Edgerton.

The indictment also alleges that as managing partner of Braton Property Group of Edgerton, Grams also failed to file quarterly employment tax forms and made no payments for withheld payroll taxes of employees on three occasions from April to October 2008.

If convicted, Grams faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and a $10,000 fine on each count. The charges against him are the result of an IRS investigation.



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