Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 7. Alternative Fuel Tax

Examination Of Records -- Enforcement -- Reciprocity

15-70-713. Examination of records -- enforcement -- reciprocity. (1) The department shall enforce the provisions of this part.

(2) The department or its authorized representative may examine the records, receipts, invoices, documents, and equipment of any alternative fuel dealer or any person importing, manufacturing, refining, dealing in, transporting, or storing alternative fuel and may investigate the character of the disposition that any person makes of alternative fuel in order to determine whether all taxes due under this part are being properly reported and paid. If the records, receipts, invoices, documents, and equipment are not maintained in this state at the time of demand, they must be furnished at the direction of the department or at the business location of the dealer or other person and must, if requested by the department, be accompanied by the dealer or other person.

(3) The department shall, on request from an official who is responsible for the enforcement of the alternative fuel tax law of any other state, the District of Columbia, the United States, a territory or possession of the United States, or a province of Canada, forward to the official any information that it has relative to the receipt, storage, delivery, sale, use, or other disposition of alternative fuel by any alternative fuel dealer if the other governmental entity furnishes similar information to the department.

History: En. Sec. 10, Ch. 405, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 125, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 12, Ch. 399, L. 2023.