Lewis County wins appeal against the IRS
June 9, 2022
Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner recently announced to Commissioners that the county earned a big victory against the IRS in its battle to have wrongfully charged penalties and interest refunded to the county.
According to Mayor Keltner, Lewis County Government received five different refund checks in the mail just last week from the IRS that totaled $74,872.81.
Those checks consisted of the final amounts of contested penalties and interest the county had been forced to pay the IRS back in 2020, when the Federal Government placed a lien on the county courthouse and demanded immediate paymen...