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(a) No person shall:
(1) Fail, neglect or refuse to make any return or declaration required by this chapter;
(2) Make any incomplete, false or fraudulent return;
(3) Willfully fail, neglect or refuse to pay the tax, penalties or interest imposed by this chapter;
(4) Willfully fail, neglect or refuse to withhold the tax from his or her employees or remit such withholding to the Administrator;
(5) Refuse to permit the Administrator or any duly authorized agent or employee to examine his or her books, record, papers and Federal Income Tax Returns relating to the income or net profits of a taxpayer;
(6) Fail to appear before the Administrator and to produce his or her books, records, papers or Federal Income Tax Returns relating to the income or net profits of a taxpayer upon order or subpoena of the Administrator;
(7) Refuse to disclose to the Administrator any information with respect to the income or net profits of a taxpayer;
(8) Fail to comply with the provisions of this chapter or any order or subpoena of the Administrator authorized hereby;
(9) Give to an employer false information as to his or her true name, correct Social Security number and residence address, or fail to promptly notify an employer of any change in his or her residence address and date thereof;
(10) Fail to use ordinary diligence in maintaining proper records of employees' residence addresses, total wages paid and the Municipality's income tax withheld, or knowingly give the Administrator false information; or
(11) Attempt to do anything whatsoever to avoid the payment of the whole or any part of the tax, penalties or interest imposed by this chapter.
(b) Prosecutions for an offense made punishable under this section or any other provision of this chapter shall be commenced within three years after the commission of the offense, provided, however, that in the case of fraud, failure to file a return or the omission of twenty-five percent or more of income required to be reported, prosecutions may commence within six years after the commission of the offense.
(c) The failure of any employer or person to receive or procure a return, declaration or other required form shall not excuse him or her from making any information return, return or declaration, from filing such form or from paying the tax.
(Ord. 29-1973. Passed 2-12-73; Ord. 20-2004. Passed 3-8-04; Ord. 61-2004. Passed 5-24-04.)