Gaston County Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to State Tax Charges
RALEIGH – A Gaston County restaurant owner pleaded guilty Monday to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Christopher D. Pope, 39, of 1312 Creekview Drive. Gastonia, pleaded guilty on Dec. 15, 2003 to one count of failure to pay the state sales tax. Pope is the former owner of Jiggers Drive-In restaurant in Bessemer City.
Judge Joyce Brown issued Pope a 45-day suspended sentence. Pope was placed on supervised probation for two years and during that time he must pay any outstanding taxes owed to the state.
The charges against Pope are the result of efforts by the Department
of Revenue Gastonia Office.
P.O. Box 25000, Raleigh, NC 27640-0001
An Equal Opportunity Employer
- Taxpayer Self-Help
- Tax Information
- 2014 Individual Income Tax Law Changes
- Income Tax Estimator
- Understanding Your Notice
- Collections – Past Due Taxes
- Taxpayer Advocate
- Armed Forces
- Resolving Disputes
- Periodic Review of Existing Rules
- Property Auctions
- Reports and Statistics
- Tax Seminars
- Identity Theft