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The DC Code: § 47-4102 Failure to collect or pay over tax.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person required under this title to collect, account for, or pay over tax imposed by this title who willfully fails to collect or truthfully account for and pay over the tax shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a felony if the amount to be collected or accounted for and paid over exceeds $10,000, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $10,000 or 3 times the amount of the tax evaded or attempted to be evaded, whichever is greater, or imprisoned not more than 10 years, or both, together with the costs of prosecution.
b
A person required under this title to collect or account for and pay over a tax imposed by this title who fails to collect or truthfully account for and pay over the tax shall, in addition to other penalties provided by law, be guilty of a misdemeanor if the amount to be collected or accounted for and paid over is $10,000 or less, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than 180 days, or both, together with costs of prosecution. All prosecutions under this subsection shall be brought in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on information by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia in the name of the District. The amount of any taxes that were not collected, truthfully accounted for, or paid over under a single scheme or systematic course of conduct in violation of this section may be aggregated in determining the grade of the offense and the sentence for the offense.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-354 substituted "Attorney General for the District of Columbia" for "Corporation Counsel". Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-204, see notes following § 47-4101. For Law 15-354, see notes following § 47-340.03. DC CODE § 47-4102 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Oct. 4, 2000, D.C. Law 13-204, § 2(b), 47 DCR 5799; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(n)(2), 52 DCR 2638.)