Sumter Woman Arrested on Five Income Tax Charges

Columbia, SC (February 22, 2013) — Friday, a Sumter County resident was arrested and charged with failure to file South Carolina income tax returns for a five year period.

According to investigators with the SC Department of Revenue, Rebecca Duncan, 58, failed to file tax returns for years 2006 through 2010. During this time, Duncan earned a gross income exceeding $500,000, and therefore has a state tax liability of approximately $24,000.

If convicted of the five charges, Duncan could face up to five years in prison and/or up to $50,000 in fines.

Duncan is currently being held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center and awaiting a bond hearing. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the arrest.