Aiken, S.c. (WJBF) – An Aiken convenience store manager accused of not paying nearly $65,000 in taxes.
The South Carolina Department of revenue arrested Hemang D. Bhavasar, 36, of Aiken.
Arrest warrants show he is accused of attempted sales tax evasion, on 3 counts, at the Huntsman and Price Shell convenience stores.
Investigators believe he only reported about $1.8 million in sales, when he actually brought in nearly $2.6 million.
As a result, he allegedly avoided $65,603 in due Sales Tax in South Carolina.
Bhavsar is currently being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.
If convicted, he could face up to $10,000 in fines and up to 10 years in prison, per charge.