Knox County businesswoman surrenders on sales tax evasion charges

Amy Louise Shaver, 50, surrendered today to Revenue Special Agents at the Knox County Sheriff’s Department Detention Facility. (Source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A Knox County woman was indicted and arrested for sales tax evasion and theft after an investigation by the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

Amy Louise Shaver, 50, surrendered on Thursday to the Revenue Special Agents at the Knox County Sheriff’s Department detention facility.

On Nov. 3, the Knox County grand jury indicted Shaver on 24 class E felony counts of sales tax evasion and one class C felony county of theft of property over $10,000.

The indictments charge that from January 2011 through January 2013, excluding November 2012, Shaver failed to remit $26,626.26 in sales tax from sales at Aries Technology Group, LLC, according to the investigation.

Her bond was set at $10,000.

If convicted, Shaver could be sentenced to a maximum of two years in the state penitentiary and fined up to $3,000 for each count of attempted sales tax evasion. She could be sentenced to a maximum of six years in the state penitentiary and fined up to $10,000 for theft of property.

 

 

 

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