Dental clinic operator arrested for failing to pay $1.7M in taxes, federal official says

HOUSTON – A area dental clinic operator was taken into custody on fees of tax evasion and failure to pay out work taxes, U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery introduced Tuesday.

United States Attorney’s Workplace – Southern District of Texas claimed in a news release that the indictment, returned underneath seal on March 30, Jonathan Louis Lepow operated Lepow DDS.

He was allegedly the office and small business supervisor responsible for payroll obligations and earning tax payments to the IRS. Commencing in 2012, Lepow stopped paying out work taxes to the IRS, according to the charges.

The indictment further alleges Lepow averted having to pay owed taxes to the IRS by opening and closing lender accounts, accepting hard cash payments for dental and other products and services and depositing revenue in lender accounts held in the name of other companies. These allegedly provided Texas Heart for Continuing Training, Lepow Qualities LLC, American Dental Offer LLC, Lepow Administration Inc. and Lepow Administration LLC.


For the duration of the 2012-2016 tax many years, Lepow’s exceptional work tax obligation exceeded around $1.7 million.

If convicted, Lepow faces up to 10 several years of imprisonment a probable $250,000 greatest great.

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