Granite Falls Resident Charged with State Tax Offenses

Date: March 1, 2013

RALEIGH – A Granite Falls resident was arrested Wednesday on tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Kevin Mitchell Atkinson, 55, of 3523 Dry Ponds Rd., Granite Falls, NC was charged on February 20, 2013 with three counts of Willful Failure to File.

Arrest warrants allege that Atkinson was required to file North Carolina Individual Income Tax Returns for tax years 2009, 2010 and 2011, but willfully failed to file the returns.
Atkinson appeared before a Catawba County magistrate and was placed under a $4,500 bond.  A first appearance was scheduled for April 4, 2013 in Wake County District Court in Raleigh.

The charges against Atkinson resulted from an investigation by a special agent with the Department’s Criminal Investigations Section in Raleigh.


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