BALTIMORE - A Williamsport businessman pleaded guilty Wednesday to making a false statement to the Internal Revenue Service, Justice Department officials said.
Jack Phillip Murray II, who owns a gun store, convenience store and service station at 105 Sunset Lane, will be sentenced Aug. 7. He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Murray, 32, pleaded guilty to falsely representing to an IRS agent that an employer tax return had been filed, according to to U.S. Attorney Lynne A. Battaglia.
Murray and the IRS entered into an agreement that required Murray to file quarterly tax returns in order clear up a tax delinquency, officials said.