SCDOR: Upstate business owner arrested for tax evasion | News

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina)-  A Greenville County business owner was recently charged with tax evasion, said the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR).

The suspect, 47-year-old Rajesh Kumar, was charged with three counts of tax evasion, according to officials. Kumar is the owner and operator of M&R United Properties Inc.

Officials said Kumar underreported his taxable sales on the monthly Sales Tax returns he filed in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Kumar failed to report at least $778,495 in taxable sales and avoided paying around $47,329 in Sales Taxes, according to arrest warrants.

If he is convicted, Kumar faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and/or a fine of $10,000 per count. He is at the Greenville County Detention center waiting on a bond hearing, according to officials.

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