Despite earning nearly $100,000 per year, the sheriff has not paid federal taxes since 2011.
A South Georgia sheriff has not paid federal income taxes since 2011.
According to The Georgia Virtue, an online news site, Glynn County Sheriff Neal Jump and his wife Marie owe $74,021.13 in back taxes.
A tax lien filed against Jump and his wife reports that he failed to file tax returns from 2012 through 2019.
Jump has worked in the public sector since he was 17 years old. He worked as a radio operator and then in the Georgia State Patrol before running for sheriff in Glynn County. He earns $97,945 as sheriff.
When an individuals run for public office in Georgia, they must attest that they do not owe local, state or federal taxes.