15-38-107. Procedure in case of failure to file statement. (1) If any person fails to make and file a statement within the time prescribed, the department shall immediately after the time has expired determine the gross yield of the mineral of the person from the business during the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the statement is to be filed and shall fix the amount of the tax due to the state from the person for the calendar year and shall add to the amount of the tax penalty and interest as provided in 15-1-216.
(2) If a person fails to pay the tax when due, the department shall immediately determine the total gross value of product of the person from the business during the year for which the tax is due and shall fix the amount of tax due to the state and shall add to the amount penalty and interest as provided in 15-1-216.
(3) The department shall mail to the person failing to file an annual statement or pay any tax a letter setting forth the amount of tax, penalty, and interest due. The letter must advise that if payment is not received, a warrant for distraint may be filed.