A Charleston chef and restaurant proprietor has been arrested on allegations he evaded state taxes by underreporting almost $1 million in gross sales at his companies.
Ross McRae Webb, the 40-year-old proprietor of Ross Kitchens LLC, was charged Sept. 24 in state court docket with 4 counts of tax evasion, a felony.
Webb was briefly held on the Charleston County jail however was granted $10,000 private recognizance bond, or $2,500 on every rely.
Webb is accused of underreporting gross sales by a minimum of $997,265 from 2018 to 2021, based on a information launch from the S.C. Division of Income. Consequently, the state misplaced $89,754 in gross sales tax throughout that point, the discharge states.
Webb allegedly confessed to DOR brokers he knowingly underreported his gross sales to decrease the quantity of taxes he owed, the discharge states.
Webb is head chef and proprietor of R. Kitchen, which opened its first location in downtown Charleston in 2014 earlier than including a second location in West Ashley two years later.
The restaurant is thought for providing a five-course meal developed nightly by cooks for a small group of visitors. There was no reply on the restaurant when referred to as on Sept. 24, however the message stated seating was bought out into mid-October.
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