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8 LONG TITLE
9 Committee Note:
10 The Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee recommended this bill.
11 General Description:
12 This bill amends the Judicial Review part to address the time period for paying a tax,
13 interest, or penalties after a judicial decision.
14 Highlighted Provisions:
15 This bill:
16 . addresses the time period for paying a tax, interest, or penalties after a judicial
17 decision; and
18 . makes technical and conforming changes.
19 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
25 59-1-611, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 70
27 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
28 Section 1. Section 59-1-611 is amended to read:
29 59-1-611. Requirement to post security -- Waiver -- Payment of tax, interest, or
30 penalties after judicial decision -- Interest.
31 (1) As used in this section, "post security" means:
32 (a) posting with the commission, for the full or a partial amount of the deficiency as
33 determined by the commission:
34 (i) a letter of credit;
35 (ii) a bond; or
36 (iii) other similar financial instrument acceptable to the commission; or
37 (b) as determined by the commission, depositing with the commission:
38 (i) the full amount of the deficiency; or
39 (ii) a partial amount of the deficiency.
40 (2) Except as provided in Subsection (3), a taxpayer that seeks judicial review of a final
41 commission redetermination of a deficiency shall post security with the commission.
42 (3) The commission shall waive the requirements of Subsection (2) if a taxpayer
44 (a) that the taxpayer has sufficient financial resources to pay the deficiency if the
45 deficiency is upheld in a final unappealable judgment or order by a court of competent
46 jurisdiction; or
47 (b) as determined by the commission, that collection of the deficiency that is the
48 subject of the appeal is not jeopardized by waiving the requirements of Subsection (2).
49 (4) (a) The commission may not unreasonably deny a waiver described in Subsection
51 (b) A taxpayer may seek judicial review of the commission's decision to deny a waiver
52 under Subsection (3) by the court reviewing the redetermination of the deficiency.
53 (5) If a taxpayer fails to comply with the requirements of Subsection (2), the reviewing
54 court may, in its discretion, dismiss the taxpayer's appeal of the redetermination of the
56 (6) If the commission grants a waiver under Subsection (3), the taxpayer shall pay any
57 tax, interest, or penalties:
58 (a) ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction; and
59 (b) within a [
60 in Subsection (6)(a) becomes final.
61 (7) If a taxpayer posts security with the commission, or the commission grants a waiver
62 in accordance with this section, interest shall accrue on the unpaid taxes that are the subject of
63 the deficiency at the rate and in the manner provided in Section 59-1-402 .
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-11-12 12:16 PM