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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 54, TAXATION

    Chapter 39:

      Section: 54:39-143: Conditions for entering onto State highways transporting fuel.

43. a. If a distributor acquires fuel destined for this State which has neither been dyed in accordance with the Internal Revenue Code and the regulations issued thereunder, nor tax paid to or accrued by the supplier at the time of removal from the out-of-State terminal, a licensed distributor and transporter operating on behalf of the importer shall meet all of the following conditions prior to entering fuel onto the highways of this State by loaded fuel transportation vehicle:

(1) The terminal origin and the name and address of the importer shall also be set out prominently on the face of each copy of the terminal-issued shipping paper;

(2) The terminal-issued shipping paper data otherwise required by P.L.2010, c.22 (C.54:39-101 et al.), shall be present; and

(3) All tax imposed by P.L.2010, c.22 (C.54:39-101 et al.) with respect to previously requested import verification number activity on the account of the distributor or the transporter shall be timely precollected or remitted.

b. A person who knowingly violates or knowingly aids and abets another to violate this section is guilty of a crime of the fourth degree, provided that a first offense related to a good faith belief that the distributor could import under the conditions will be punishable only by a fine not to exceed $1,000.

c. The director, the Office of Weights and Measures of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety, and the Superintendent of State Police and the members of the State Police shall have full authority in enforcing the provisions of this section.

L.2010, c.22, s.43; amended 2010, c.79, s.25.

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

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