This is the absolute top of the food chain of priority cases for IRS Collection employees.
Succumbing to the temptation to use IRS as your involuntary banker is rewarded at best with steep penalties–not deductible, thank you–and interest charges that together make credit cards look like a bargain.
Prosecution is possible for severe offenders as this official Department of Justice News Release shows. In the criminal justice system, failing to turn over withholding taxes is considered just the same as embezzlement. Read more