McDowell County Business Owner Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  Nov. 23, 2009

Raleigh - A McDowell county resident pleaded guilty Oct. 12 in McDowell County District Court to failure to pay the state sales tax.

Janet M. Livingston, owner of Alijah’s Casual Dining, of 137 Bryan Drive, Marion, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 36 months supervised probation. She was ordered to pay court costs and restitution of $18,735.78.

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

 


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