A Matthews man was sentenced this week to a year and a day in federal prison for tax evasion.
Sammie Marks, 42, owned Marks Metal and Salvage of Charlotte.
Prosecutors said he failed to list on his IRS tax forms about $1.1 million in checks and cash he deposited into his personal bank account from customers and his company.
As a result, Marks had additional tax liability of $158,614, according to court records.
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Chief U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney ordered Marks to pay the $158,614 as restitution to the IRS.