Home » NEWS » Health » Miss. surgeon sentenced in tax evasion case

Miss. surgeon sentenced in tax evasion case

GULFPORT — An orthopedic surgeon on the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been sentenced to 75 months in prison for a tax evasion conviction.

The U.S. attorney’s office says 50-year-old Dr. Timothy Dale Jackson of Pass Christian was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden.

The judge also imposed a $12,500 fine and ordered Jackson to pay the income taxes he owes, plus interest, totaling $806,983.

On Sept. 25, a jury found Jackson guilty of four counts of felony tax evasion and one count of obstruction of due administration of tax laws.

Prosecutors said he used a phony church in Utah as tax shelter, and that beginning in 2003, he did not file tax returns or pay income taxes.

 

BEFORE YOU GO…

… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Megan Wright

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*