Watauga County Business Owner Sentenced on State Tax Charges

Date: 4/16/2004

BOONE -- A Watauga County resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Frederick C. Alderson of 2973 Broadstone Road, Sugar Grove, pleaded guilty on April 13, 2004 to 10 counts of failure to file the state withholding tax.

Judge Kyle Austin issued Alderson a 30-day sentence, which was suspended for three years. He was ordered to pay $2,758 in restitution to the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

The charges against Alderson are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Hickory Office.

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