Channel 3 just reported on the 6 o'clock news about the latest tax lien against Mike Craig. Yesterday, The Times ran a story on it.
The IRS filed the lien for $35,384.93 on September 16th. The state filed a lien in July, just after Craig qualified for the judge's race. He has since paid it off.
Perhaps the $59,000 loan should have been used to pay off his taxes rather than purchasing ads labeling Dewey Burchett a 'Liberal Judge' and using sensationalism and spin to call a couple of his rulings to question.
The Judge apparently has his priorities in good order. He pays his taxes in a timely manner as directed by the law. After all, a judge's job is to interpret and apply the law.
The Internal Revenue Service has a filed a tax lien against Mike Craig, a Bossier City attorney who is a candidate for Bossier-Webster district judge. The IRS says Craig owes them $35,384.93.
The lien was filed late last week in Bossier District Court, seeking payment for unpaid taxes for 2006.
A Bossier-Webster district judge candidate has been issued his second tax lien this year, this time by the Internal Revenue Service.
The IRS filed the lien Sept. 16 against Michael Craig for $35,384.93 in federal taxes owed for 2006. Craig recently paid off two other liens for state income taxes — one filed in July for $17,228.40, the other filed in July 2002 for $6,530.12.