Burke County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  February 8, 2010

Raleigh - A Burke county resident pleaded guilty Jan. 25 in Burke County District Court of failure to pay state income tax.

Samuel E. Beam of 105a Steakhouse Rd., Morganton, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 18 months of supervised probation. He was ordered to pay court costs and restitution of $7,668.31.

The charges against Beam are the result of efforts by the N.C. Department of Revenue collections office in Hickory.

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