Application for hearing before commissioner.
Any person aggrieved by any action under this chapter of the commissioner or his authorized agent for which hearing is not elsewhere provided may apply to the commissioner, in writing, within sixty days after the notice of such action is delivered or mailed to him, for a hearing, setting forth the reasons why such hearing should be granted and the manner of relief sought. The commissioner shall promptly consider each such application and may grant or deny the hearing requested. If the hearing is denied, the applicant shall be notified thereof forthwith; if it is granted, the commissioner shall notify the applicant of the time and place fixed for such hearing. After such hearing, the commissioner may make such order in the premises as appears to him just and lawful and shall furnish a copy of such order to the applicant. The commissioner may, by notice in writing, at any time, order a hearing on his own initiative and require the taxpayer or any other individual whom he believes to be in possession of information concerning any manufacture, importation or sale of tobacco products which have escaped taxation to appear before him or his authorized agent with any specific books of account, papers or other documents, for examination relative thereto.
(P.A. 89-251, S. 35, 203; P.A. 91-236, S. 5, 25.)
History: P.A. 91-236 provided for 60, rather than 30, days to request a hearing, effective July 1, 1991, and applicable to taxes due on or after that date.