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W.Va. man sentenced for tax evasion

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge is recommending that a Barboursville businessman serve a tax evasion sentence at a federal medical center.

U.S. District Judge Chuck Chambers sentenced Terry M. Bowling on Monday to one year and one day. Chambers also ordered Bowling to pay $336,392.29 in restitution to the federal government. According to court records, Chambers granted a sentencing variance due to Bowling’s health.

Bowling had pleaded guilty in January to evading personal income taxes and federal employment taxes.

Bowling admitted that he paid some employees of his medical transportation business in cash, without withholding employment taxes.

He also admitted failing to pay employment taxes for a bar and video lottery business.