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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 54, TAXATION

    Chapter 39:

      Section: 54:39-140: Reliance on representation of transporter, shipper, agent.

40. The supplier and the terminal operator may rely for all purposes of P.L.2010, c.22 (C.54:39-101 et al.) on the representation by the transporter, the shipper or the agent of the shipper as to the intended state of destination and tax-exempt use by the shipper or the purchaser. The shipper, importer, transporter, agent of the shipper and any purchaser, not the supplier or terminal operator, shall be jointly liable for any tax otherwise due to the State as a result of a diversion of the fuel from the represented destination state. A terminal operator may rely on the representation of a licensed supplier with respect to the obligation of the supplier to precollect tax and the related shipping paper representation to be as shown on the shipping paper as provided by subsection a. of section 38 of P.L.2010, c.22 (C.54:39-138).

L.2010, c.22, s.40.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:56.

Older versions of 54:39-140 (if available):

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