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Delta city owes IRS big tax check

METCALFE — Metcalfe Mayor Corey Holmes says the city has not remitted taxes to the government and now the Internal Revenue Service wants $200,000.

Metcalfe and city attorney Bennie L. Richard say the money comes from federal income taxes the town failed to pay over a 10-year period. The taxes are from the withholdings of municipal employees.

Holmes and Richard say there are also five years of audits missing. Holmes and Richard said the town has contacted the state auditor’s office.

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