Criminal Tax Media Releases


RELEASED: December 7, 2001

TAX COMPLAINT FILED ON PHYSICIAN'S BUSINESS

Tax Director Marie Okamura announced that on December 7, 2001, a criminal tax complaint was served on Carolina Dayoan, for her failure to tile the annual general excise tax returns for Hilarion Dayoan, M.D., for  the years 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.

The penalties provided by law is a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, Carolina Dayoan shall be fined not more than $25,000 or imporisoned not more than one year, or both for each year.

Tax Director Okamura continues to encourage taxpayers to voluntarily file their tax returns.  The department will generally not initiate a criminal investigation when taxpayers voluntarily come forward to report their failure to file or other omissions. 

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