87-0436 - Sales

 

BEFORE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH

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            UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION,            :           INFORMAL DECISION

Collection DIVISION.                                                 )           SALES TAX REVOCATION

v.                                                                                 :           Appeal No. 87-0436

XXXXX                                                                                  )           Sales Tax No. XXXXX

            Respondent                                                      :

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STATEMENT OF CASE

            This is matter came before the Utah State Tax Commission for a hearing on the petition to revoke sales tax license XXXXX on XXXXX.  James E. Harward, Hearing Officer, was scheduled to hear the matter for the Commission at the scheduled time and place.  The Petitioner, the Collection Division of the Utah State Tax Commission, was present.  Respondent did not appear.  At the time of the hearing, it was noted that a copy of the Notice of Hearing for Sales Tax License Revocation was served upon the Respondent on XXXXX.  It was further noted that the Notice for Hearing provides that "any failure to appear at the scheduled hearing or any prehearing conference may result adverse consequences for the non appearing party.  The hearing officer may proceed in which to recommend a decision in this matter based on the documents already in the case file, and upon any additional evidence presented at the hearing by any parties who did appear.  For the non-appearing party, the opportunity to present evidence, to confront witnesses, and to conduct cross examination will be lost."

DECISION AND ORDER

            Based upon the foregoing and the non-appearance of the Petitioner, it is the Decision and Order of the Utah State Tax Commission that sales tax license No. XXXXX be revoked for failure to comply with the laws of the Utah. This order is effective immediately.  The Respondent is ordered to surrender his sales tax license to the Utah State Tax Commission and close the doors of its business.

            DATED this 20 day of May, 1987.

BY ORDER OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH.

R. H. Hansen                                                                Roger O. Tew

Chairman                                                                      Commissioner