Surry County Business Owner Guilty of State Tax Charges, Receives Active Sentence
Date: May 10, 2007
A Surry County man pleaded guilty recently to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Michael S. Stockton of 117 Hickory St., Elkin pleaded guilty on May 4, 2007 to three counts of failure to file and pay the state sales and use tax. Stockton is the operator of Morrison’s Flower Shop in Elkin.
Judge James A. Harrell issued Stockton three consecutive 45-day sentences and ordered that he serve them in the Surry County Jail. He was immediately taken into custody.
The charges against Stockton are the result of efforts by the Department’s Winston-Salem Collections Office.
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