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March 15, 2013

Gasconade County Body Shop Owner Charged with Tax Evasion

JEFFERSON CITY - An investigation by the Missouri Department of Revenue found that Christopher L. Ahring, president of Lowder Auto Body Inc. in Gasconade County, failed to file 33 sales tax returns and five withholding tax returns, and failed to remit more than $37,000 in collected sales tax and more than $12,000 in withholding taxes.

Ahring has been arrested on four felony charges of failing to file sales and withholding tax returns, and failing to pay sales and withholding taxes.

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