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This document includes Senate Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 9:14 AM by rday. --> 1
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill amends the procedures and requirements to seek judicial review of a State Tax
11 Commission redetermination of a tax deficiency.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . amends the procedures and requirements related to the judicial review of a State
15 Tax Commission redetermination of a tax deficiency; and
16 . makes technical changes.
17 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
20 This bill provides an effective date.
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 59-1-611, Utah Code Annotated 1953
25 59-1-505, as last amended by Chapter 214, Laws of Utah 1996
27 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 59-1-611. Payment of tax on appeal -- Interest.
30 (1) As used in this section, "post security" means:
31 (a) posting with the commission, for the full or a partial amount of the deficiency as
32 determined by the commission:
33 (i) a letter of credit;
34 (ii) a bond; or
35 (iii) other similar financial instrument acceptable to the commission; or
36 (b) as determined by the commission, depositing with the commission:
37 (i) the full amount of the deficiency; or
38 (ii) a partial amount of the deficiency.
39 (2) Except as provided in Subsection (3), a taxpayer that seeks judicial review of a final
40 commission redetermination of a deficiency shall post security with the commission.
41 (3) The commission shall waive the requirements of Subsection (2) if a taxpayer
43 (a) that the taxpayer has S. [
44 the deficiency
44a final unappealable judgment or order by a court of competent jurisdiction .S ; or
45 (b) as determined by the commission, that collection of the deficiency that is the
46 subject of the appeal is not jeopardized by waiving the requirements of Subsection (2).
47 (4) (a) The commission may not unreasonably deny a waiver described in Subsection
49 (b) A taxpayer may seek judicial review of the commission's decision to deny a waiver
50 under Subsection (3) by the court reviewing the redetermination of the deficiency.
51 (5) If a taxpayer fails to comply with the requirements of Subsection (2), the reviewing
52 court may, in its discretion, dismiss the taxpayer's appeal of the redetermination of the
54 (6) If the commission grants a waiver under Subsection (3), the taxpayer shall pay any
55 tax, interest, or penalties:
56 (a) ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction; and
57 (b) within a 45-day period beginning on the day on which the order described in
58 Subsection (6)(a) becomes final.
60 in accordance with this section, interest shall accrue on the unpaid taxes that are the subject of
61 the deficiency at the rate and in the manner provided in Section 59-1-402 .
62 Section 2. Repealer.
63 This bill repeals:
64 Section 59-1-505, Prerequisites to appeal -- Interest.
65 Section 3. Effective date.
66 (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), this bill applies to an appeal of a
67 redetermination of a deficiency filed on or after May 1, 2006.
68 (2) This bill applies to an appeal of the redetermination of a deficiency, of a State Tax
69 Commission decision filed before May 1, 2006, if, as of January 1, 2006, the reviewing court
70 has not issued a final unappealable judgment or order on the appeal.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-6-06 11:52 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.