SEC. 27-9-57. Penalties.
(1) Any person making the affidavit required by this chapter who shall knowingly swear falsely shall be guilty of perjury and, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state penitentiary for a term not exceeding ten years.
(2) If any executor, corporation, or fiduciary, or any officer or employee of such, required under this chapter to pay any tax, shall wilfully refuse to make any return, or supply any information or exhibit any books or records, when requested to do so by the commissioner or any agent designated by the commissioner, whether with reference to their own returns or not, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.
(3) Any person violating the provisions of section 27-9-55 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not exceeding one thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both, at the discretion of the court, and if the offender be an officer or employee of the state he shall be dismissed from office and be incapable of holding any public office in this state for a period of five (5) years thereafter.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Secs. 9262-25, 9262-29; Laws, 1956, ch. 413, Secs. 25, 29.