87-2081 - Income

 

BEFORE THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH

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XXXXX

            Petitioner,                                                         :

v.                                                                                 :           INFORMAL DECISION

COLLECTION DIVISION OF THE                          :           Appeal No. 87-2081

            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 appeared representing the Petitioner.  The Petitioner was also available.  The hearing was conducted over long distant telephone lines and electronically recorded.

            Petitioner argued that the return was properly and timely filed. Petitioner was unable to send the total $$$$$ due, but did send in $$$$$ with a letter explaining the economic situation and that the balance would be paid as quickly as possible.  The balance of $$$$$ was, in fact, paid in XXXXX.

DECISION AND ORDER

            Based upon the foregoing, it is the Decision and Order of the Utah State Tax Commission that the late filing penalty for XXXXX income tax year for Petitioner is hereby waived.

            DATED this 20 day of May, 1988.

BY ORDER OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSION OF UTAH.

                                                                                    ABSENT

R. H. Hansen                                                                Roger O. Tew

Chairman                                                                      Commissioner

Joe B. Pacheco                                                            G. Blaine Davis

Commissioner   Commissioner