The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Elizabeth Pullman
Whitehall Ledger 

Misappropriation of Funds Leads to Change in Procedures for Town of Whitehall, Town Treasurer


March 10, 2021

During the March Town Council meeting a bombshell was dropped on Council members and the attending audience; but with good news backing it.

The town of Whitehall had not paid their taxes to the IRS for years 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, Town Treasurer Allissa Christensen, along with independent contractor Todd Watkins, relayed to the Council. The taxes owed amounted to $27,250.41; however, the penalties of the unpaid taxes tallied to $46,618.59. The good news was that the money had not been stolen or misplaced but remained in the Town’s coffers. The unpaid taxes have now been paid, but th...

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