Three Mexican-style restaurants in Clay Center, Wamego, and Manhattan were temporarily closed by the Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) for nonpayment of retail sales tax on Tuesday. According to the KDOR, the three restaurants that had tax warrants executed against them were Viva La Fiesta of Wamego Mexican Cantina Inc., La Fiesta of Manhattan Inc. and Viva La Fiesta Mexican Cantina Inc. in Clay Center. All three locations are listed as belonging to Juan C. Hernandez and Guillermo Hernandez.
Each location was visited by KDOR agents and local law enforcement for nonpayment of retail sales on Sept. 20. The total amount of the retail sales owed was:
$27,273.93 – Viva La Fiesta of Wamego Mexican Cantina Inc.
$21,461.59 – La Fiesta of Manhattan Inc.
$14,326.07 – Viva La Fiesta Mexican Cantina Inc.