87-1575 - Income

 

BEFORE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH

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XXXXX

            Petitioner,                                                         :

v.                                                                                 :           INFORMAL DECISION

COLLECTION DIVISION OF THE                          :           Appeal No. 87-1575

            UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION,            :           Acct. No. XXXXX

            Respondent.                                                     :

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STATEMENT OF CASE

            This 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 was present by way of long distance telephone conference call.

            During the tax year in question, i.e., XXXXX, the Petitioner was a part resident in XXXXX.  The Petitioner did not receive the W-2 forms from the Utah employer and was not able to obtain them until XXXXX.  The Petitioner upon receiving the W-2's filed her income tax return and paid the tax due of $$$$$.  The Petitioner was then assessed a $50.00 late filing fee and a $50.00 late payment fee and interest.  On XXXXX, she received a letter from the Tax Commission waiving $50.00.  The Petitioner then sent in a check for $$$$$ which amount included a $50.00 late filing fee and XXXXX in interest.  On XXXXX, the check was returned to the Petitioner with a letter that only interest was due and that the balance of the penalties had been waived.  That adjustment to her account was done on XXXXX.  The Petitioner then paid the $$$$$ in interest.

DECISION AND ORDER

            Based upon the foregoing, it is the Decision and Order of the Utah State Tax Commission that this matter is resolved and the penalties have been waived and the adjustments made to the account and the interest has been paid. Therefore, appeal No. 87-1575 is hereby dismissed.

            DATED this 2 day of February, 1988.

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