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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Tax Charges Filed Against Bucks County Businessman

Theodore Harris, 51, of Holland, PA, was charged today by information with willful failure to pay over employment taxes, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Harris owned and operated Clean Tech USA (“Clean Tech”), a janitorial business located in Huntingdon Valley, PA.

According to the information, between January 1, 2007 and January 31, 2008, willfully failed to collect and pay to the IRS approximately $93,000 in employment taxes owed for his employees.

If convicted, Harris faces a maximum possible sentence of five years in prison and restitution to the IRS.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Axelrod.

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An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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