Alexander County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  August 7, 2009

Raleigh - An Alexander county resident pleaded guilty on July 20 in Alexander County District Court to failure to pay the state individual income tax.

Cristian Bulza of 349 Lake Forest Drive, Taylorsville, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 36 months supervised probation. He was ordered to pay restitution of $16,826.31, pay court costs, and a $50 fine. The probation can be moved to unsupervised when all restitution is paid.

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