Lincoln County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  Nov. 23, 2009

Raleigh – A Lincoln county resident pleaded guilty Sept. 15 in Lincoln County District Court of failure to file state sales tax.

Joseph R. Ellis of 4102 Bellhaven Lane, Denver, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 24 months supervised probation. He was ordered to pay restitution of $7,226.78 and file and pay remaining delinquent returns by the end of his probation.

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


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