Section: Offenses, liabilities, penalties and forfeitures committed or incurred under repealed acts not affected by such repeal
4. The Director of the Division of Taxation shall, upon application, issue a certificate evidencing that a business entity's taxes have been paid or provided for if:
a. In his judgment the amount which has been deposited or paid on account by the business entity is adequate to cover estimated taxes up to the date of the relevant business entity action; or
b. In a case in which the action taken or proposed to be taken is one of the exceptions specified in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection b. of section 2 of P.L.1973, c.367 (C.54:50-13), the application for such certificate is accompanied by
(1) An opinion signed by an attorney-at-law of the State of New Jersey, who states that he is familiar with the facts of the transaction and that the requirements for such exception have been met and
(2) The written undertaking of the corporation or corporations assuming the tax liability; or
c. The application for such certificate is accompanied by
(1) A written undertaking from another business entity authorized to transact business in this State, to pay all taxes of the applicant business entity on or before the date such taxes are payable and
(2) A certification that the business entity making such undertaking has a net worth or capital, as the case may be, not less than 10 times the amount of all taxes paid by the applicant business entity during the last complete year in which it filed tax returns with the State of New Jersey.
The Director of the Division of Taxation shall be entitled to receive as a fee for the issuance of such certificate the sum of $25.00.
L.1973,c.367,s.4; amended 1987,c.76,s.14; 1995,c.279,s.25.
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