Coatesville owes state for under-reported salaries and penalties

    The Commonwealth is after Coatesville to pay up for the salaries the city under-reported under former City Manager Harry Walker.

    Coatesville owes $500,000 for the under-reported salaries, and for the interest the pension fund would have gained had Walker not instructed city employees to leave their overtime off their W-2 forms.

    The West Chester Daily Local reports the Auditor General’s office has the right to withhold state budget funds if Coatesville doesn’t get things in order.

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