Forsyth County Business Owner Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  August 28, 2009

Raleigh - A Forsyth county woman was found guilty on March 25 in Forsyth Criminal District Court of failure to file and pay the state sales and use tax.

Lisa P. Garrett of 1505 Argonne Blvd, Winston-Salem, the owner of Pratt & Associates, was sentenced to 270 days. The jail time was suspended to 36 months supervised probation. Garrett was ordered to pay restitution of $30,964 within 36 months.

The charges against Garrett are the result of efforts by the N.C. Department of Revenue collections office in Winston-Salem.


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