Rogers woman sentenced, ordered to pay $76,829
FAYETTEVILLE — A Rogers woman was sentenced Wednesday to probation and ordered to pay restitution for failing to pay taxes.
Lisa Van Genderen, 53, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to three years of probation on one count of willful failure to collect or pay tax. Van Genderen pleaded guilty in March. As a part of the sentence, she was ordered to pay $76,829 in restitution.
Van Genderen was the chief financial officer of Pedross USA, a flooring business in Rogers. She was responsible for handling the business employment taxes by filing forms and paying all employment taxes owed, including trust fund taxes. Van Genderen intentionally failed to file the forms and pay the taxes for the tax quarter ending Dec. 31, 2012.
The investigation was done by IRS Criminal Investigation Division.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Harris prosecuted the case. U.S. District Judge Tim Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing.