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State closes popular Whiteville restaurant for delinquent taxes

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Mamma Rita’s, an Italian restaurant in Whiteville, owes the North Carolina Department of Revenue nearly $16,000 dollars. Mamma Rita’s, an Italian restaurant in Whiteville, owes the North Carolina Department of Revenue nearly $16,000 dollars.

WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) – A popular restaurant in Columbus County is closed due to unpaid taxes.

Mamma Rita's, an Italian restaurant in Whiteville, owes the North Carolina Department of Revenue nearly $16,000 in withholding and sales & use taxes, according to a certificate of tax liability filed March 13 at the Columbus County Clerk of Court's Office.

The amount owed includes the original taxes, as well as fees and interest.

A Department of Revenue spokesman said officials changed the locks on the restaurant and seized equipment and other property on site.

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