☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title X TAXATION AND REVENUE

Chapter 147

Effective - 01 Jan 2000, see footnote bottom

  147.040.  Director of revenue to determine amount — protest procedure — certificate forfeited for failure to report or remit. — 1.  As soon as practical after a corporation's franchise tax report is filed, the director of revenue shall examine it to determine the correct amount of tax based upon the facts contained in the report or upon any information within the director's possession or that may come into the director's possession.

  2.  In the event that the amount of tax is understated on a corporation's franchise tax report, the director of revenue shall notify the corporation that an amount of tax in excess of that shown on the return is due and has been assessed.  Such assessment shall be final unless the corporation files a protest with the director of revenue, setting forth the grounds on which the protest is based, within sixty days from the date the notice of assessment was mailed to the corporation.

  3.  If a protest is filed, the director of revenue shall reconsider the assessment, and, if the corporation has so requested, shall grant the corporation a hearing within ninety days after the protest is filed unless extended by agreement between the corporation and the director of revenue.

  4.  Notice of the director of revenue's determination shall be mailed to the corporation by certified or registered mail and such notice shall set forth briefly the director of revenue's findings of fact and the basis of decision in each case decided in whole or in part adversely to the corporation.

  5.  The action of the director of revenue on the corporation's protest is final upon the expiration of thirty days from the date when the director mails notice of the director's action to the corporation unless within this period the corporation seeks review of the director of revenue's determination by the administrative hearing commission.

  6.  In the event that the amount of tax is overstated on a corporation's franchise tax report, the director of revenue shall notify the corporation that the tax paid is more than the correct amount and credit such overpayment against any tax, interest, additions to tax or penalties due from such corporation and refund the difference.

  7.  No assessment or refund shall be made unless the amount exceeds ten dollars.

  8.  If any corporation subject to the provisions of sections 147.010 to 147.120 fails or neglects to make the report required by sections 147.010 to 147.120 or pay its franchise taxes within ninety days after the time required by sections 147.010 to 147.120 (determined with regard to any extension of time for filing its franchise tax report or for the payment of its franchise tax), such corporation, if organized pursuant to the laws of this state, shall be administratively dissolved pursuant to the provisions of sections 351.484 and 351.486, or if a foreign corporation, shall have its certificate of authority revoked pursuant to the provisions of sections 351.598 and 351.602.

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(RSMo 1939 § 5121, A.L. 1943 p. 410 § 143, A.L. 1979 H.B. 773, A.L. 1983 1st Ex. Sess. H.B. 10, A.L. 1987 H.B. 349, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1432, A.L. 1991 H.B. 219, A.L. 1999 H.B. 516)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 4649; 1919 § 9844

Effective 1-1-00


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