Section: Outlines, analyses and headnotes not part of statutes
54:50-6. a. Any notice required to be given by the director pursuant to the State Tax Uniform Procedure Law, R.S.54:48-1 et seq., may be served personally or by mailing the same to the person for whom it is intended, addressed to such person at the address given in the last report filed by that person pursuant to the provisions of the State Tax Uniform Procedure Law, or of any State tax law, or if no report has been filed, then to such address as may be obtainable. The mailing of such notice shall be presumptive evidence of the receipt of the same by the person to whom it was addressed. A notice may at the prescription of the director include on its face a designation which shall identify the notice for purposes of communication.
b. An assessment notice pursuant to R.S.54:49-5, R.S.54:49-6 or R.S.54:49-7 shall contain the statements required pursuant to subsections a., b. and d. of section 8 of P.L.1992, c.175 (C.54:48-6).
c. An assessment notice pursuant to R.S.54:49-5, R.S.54:49-6 or R.S.54:49-7 shall include a statement of the reason for the assessment sufficient to inform a reasonable lay person of the statutory requirements which in the opinion of the director require the assessment, the actions or omissions of the taxpayer which require the assessment, or the nature of the insufficient documentary evidence, if any, which has prompted the assessment; including:
(1) in the case of an underpayment or failure of payment, a statement of the corresponding alleged correct amount and correct date of payment; and
(2) in the case of a failure to file a return, a statement of the alleged required filing date.
d. A refund determination notice pursuant to R.S.54:49-15 shall include the statement required pursuant to subsection c. of section 8 of P.L.1992, c.175 (C.54:48-6).
e. A final determination notice pursuant to R.S.54:49-18 shall include the statements required pursuant to subsections c. and e. of section 8 of P.L.1992, c.175 (C.54:48-6).
f. The lack of any statement otherwise required to be included with a notice pursuant to this section or the lack of any description otherwise required pursuant to subsection c. of this section shall not invalidate such notice.
Amended 1992,c.l75,s.15; 1993,c.331,s.2.
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