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Sales Tax Felony Watch Idaho Edition

Indirect Tax, Sales and Use Tax January 18, 2011

It looks like Idaho has resolved to collect unpaid sales taxes in 2011 and is taking their resolution seriously. The Utah State Tax Commission has filed felony charges against two tax scofflaws.

A Logan businessman who owns two restaurants has been charged with four felony counts for using sales tax funds received from customers illegally. For more information: tax.utah.gov/news/2010-12-21.pdf

The state has also charged a Sandy businessman with six felony counts of tax evasion related charges. The state believes he owes more than $500,000. For more information: tax.utah.gov/news/2011-01-12.pdf

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