BEFORE THE UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION
Petitioner, ) INFORMAL DECISION
COLLECTION DIVISION OF THE ) Appeal No. 93-1062
UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION, :
) Account No. XXXXX
Respondent. ) Tax Type: Withholding Tax
STATEMENT OF CASE
This matter came before the Utah State Tax Commission pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act and the rules of the Utah State Tax Commission for informal proceedings. An Informal Hearing was held on XXXXX. Jane Phan, Administrative Law Judge, heard the matter for and on behalf of the Commission. Although duly notified of the date, time and procedure for appearing by telephone conference call Petitioner did not appear. Present and representing Respondent was XXXXX.
Based upon the evidence in the file and presented at the Informal Hearing, the Commission makes its:
Petitioner had requested waiver of penalties of $$$$$ and interest of approximately $$$$$ relating to withholding tax for the second quarter of XXXXX. At the hearing Respondent stated that after reviewing Petitioner's file it appeared that all penalties and interest for the period in question had already been waived by the Collection Division Waiver Unit. Since Petitioner was not available to explain the reason for requesting the appeal it was determined that no further action need be taken.
The Tax Commission is granted the authority to waive, reduce, or compromise penalties and interest upon a showing of reasonable cause. (Utah Code Ann. '59-1-401(10).)
DECISION AND ORDER
The Tax Commission finds sufficient cause does not exist to further waive or reduce penalties or interest relating to Petitioner's withholding tax for the second quarter of XXXXX.
DATED this 11th day of April, 1995.
BY ORDER OF THE UTAH STATE TAX COMMISSION.
W. Val Oveson Roger O. Tew
Joe B. Pacheco Alice Shearer
NOTICE: You have twenty (20) days after the date of a final order to file a Request for Reconsideration with the Commission. If you do not file a Request for Reconsideration with the Commission, you have thirty (30) days after the date of a final order to file a.) a Petition for Judicial Review in the Supreme Court, or b.) a Petition for Judicial Review by trial de novo in district court. (Utah Administrative Rule R861-1A-5(P) and Utah Code Ann. 63-46b-15.)