Iredell County Business Owner Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 4/30/2004

STATESVILLE – A local business owner pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Joseph B. Dye, 33, of 3035 Wilkesboro Hwy, Statesville pleaded guilty on April 27, 2004 to four counts of failure to file and pay the state individual income tax. Dye is the owner of Joey Dye's Floor Company located in Statesville.

Judge April Wood issued Dye a 45-day sentence. The sentence was suspended and Dye was placed on unsupervised probation for one year. Dye was ordered to pay court costs and continue making regular payments to the Department of Revenue until the amount owed is paid in full.

The charges against Dye are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Winston-Salem Office.

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