The names of Neil H. Stein, the famed restauranteur and the former mayor's brother. Milton T. Street, are on a list of top business tax delinquents just posted on the city's web site. (Scroll down to read the document.) A press conference is starting. The list is of court judgments of more than $50,000.
The fact that both men owe money is no surprise. They both have been prosecuted for failing to pay federal taxes.
Stein is down as owing $1.26 million to the city, and Street as owing $383,000.
Street has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for failing to file federal tax returns or pay taxes on $3 million in income.
And Stein served 10 months on federal tax charges. He is now back in the restaurant business.
They are among the top tax delinquents who owe a total of $27 million, according to the city.
Number one on the list is The Nelson Medical Group, and an officer, Gregory A. Nelson. His firm has a judgment against it of $2.429 million, according to the city.
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