Post Falls woman admits to evading over $150,000 in taxes


Date: April 11, 2024


Ashlee Lyn Wilson, of Post Falls, Idaho, pleaded guilty to tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Josh Hurwit announced today.

According to court records, Wilson failed to file federal income tax returns for six years, from 2018 to 2023. During that time, she earned total wages of $1,024,872 and evaded paying $153,131 in federal income tax.

Wilson pleaded guilty the charge and is scheduled to be sentenced on July 11, 2024 at the federal courthouse in Coeur d’Alene. Wilson faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and up to a $250,000 fine. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

U.S. Attorney Hurwit commended the work of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, which led to the charge. Assistant U.S. Attorney Traci Whelan is prosecuting the case.