Wake County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  August 10, 2009

Raleigh - A Wake county resident pleaded guilty on July 9 in Wake County District Court to failure to file and pay the state individual income tax.

Jerry M. Perry of 723 Locust Lane, Raleigh, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 60 months supervised probation. He was ordered to pay restitution of $53,407.08. The probation can be moved to unsupervised when all restitution is paid. Perry was also ordered to file missing returns for 2001 and 2008.

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