Complaint Filed Against Cheeburger Cheeburger Owner by the State for Unpaid Taxes

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)  – Big Burger Southeast, LLC, the parent company of the Cheeburger Cheeburger located at the corner of Whitesburg Drive and Airport Road says, which recently closed its doors until further notice, has had a complaint filed against them by the state of Alabama for unpaid state sales tax and state income withholding taxes.

Sign posted at the restaurant on Sunday, Nov. 3. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

Sign posted at the restaurant on Sunday, Nov. 3. (Photo: WHNT News 19)

WHNT reported on Nov. 3 that Cheeburger Cheeburger was no longer open, with a sign on the door of the restaurant that read, “Closed until further notice! Sorry for the inconvenience.”

The complaint filed by the state alleges that even though Cheeburger Cheeburger had been collecting state sales and income withholding taxes, it has not bee paying them.  The state says no state taxes were paid from June 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013.

The state is requesting the full amount of taxes owed, in addition to any interest and penalties provided for under the law.

The restaurant was featured in an October 24 edition of  WHNT News 19′s Restaurant Rating report.   The eatery had a score of 84, one point below passing.  Inspectors found thousand island, ranch and horseradish dressings at incorrect temperatures.  The restaurant had 90 days to fix the problem.

Cheeburger, Cheeburger is a Sanibel Island, Florida based restaurant.  Its other Alabama locations are in Auburn, Dothan and Enterprise.

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