South Carolina Department of Revenue
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2014
Florence County Man Arrested for Five Counts of Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax
Robert L. Weaver, a resident of Florence County SC, was arrested on July 16, 2014 for five counts of Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax.
Weaver, 62, is the president of Weaver Engineering Inc. For tax years 2008 through 2012, Weaver failed to remit a total of $84,826.38 in state taxes withheld from wages earned by Weaver Engineering Inc. employees to the SC Department of Revenue (SCDOR). The investigation revealed Weaver was aware tax payments were not being made to the SCDOR.
If convicted of these felonies, Weaver could be fined up to $50,000, imprisoned not more than 25 years, or both. Weaver is being held at the Florence County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.
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