87-0015 - Sales

 

BEFORE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION

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            UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION,            :           INFORMAL DECISION

COLLECTION DIVISION,                                        :           SALES TAX REVOCATION

            Petitioner,                                                         :           Appeal No. 87-0015

v.                                                                                 :           Sales Tax No. XXXXX

XXXXX                                                                                  )

            Respondent.                                                     :

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STATEMENT OF CASE

            This is matter came before the Utah State Tax Commission for an Informal Hearing on XXXXX.  James E. Harward, Hearing Officer, heard the matter for the Tax Commission.  XXXXX appeared representing Respondent.  XXXXX appeared representing the Petitioner.  Evidence was presented at the outset of the hearing that numerous quarters of actual returns, and estimated amounts owing were presently outstanding.  Bankruptcy at one time was filed but then dismissed.

            The Respondent indicated that XXXXX is no longer in business, and that in XXXXX, the business was closed down.  The owner, XXXXX, indicated that he is now in real estate development.  After the hearing, the Hearing Officer received a memorandum from XXXXX which indicated "a check of the current phone shows XXXXX as currently advertising and operating a business.  A call to the phone number listed was answered with "XXXXX."  We checked for licenses for XXXXX and found none. . .  We obtained service on XXXXX at the business address listed for XXXXX, but. . . he states "the business is no longer in operation."

DECISION AND ORDER

            Based upon the foregoing, it is the Decision and Order of the Utah State Tax Commission that the license No. XXXXX is hereby revoked.  It is further ordered by the Utah State Tax Commission that the business of XXXXX close its doors and discontinue doing business.  Any further business conducted as of the date of this order shall be construed as a violation of Utah law, and be subject to criminal sanctions.

            DATED this 20 day of May, 1987.

BY ORDER OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH.

R. H. Hansen                                                                Roger O. Tew

Chairman                                                                      Commissioner

Joe B. Pacheco                                                            G. Blaine Davis

Commissioner                                                               Commissioner

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