SEC. 27-25-519. Returns, administration.
The taxes levied hereunder shall be due and payable in monthly installments, on or before the twenty-fifth day of the month next succeeding the month in which the tax accrues. The taxpayer shall, on or before the twenty-fifth day of the month, make out a return showing the amount of the tax for which he is liable for the preceding month, and shall mail or send the same, together with a remittance for the amount of the tax due, to the office of the commissioner. Such monthly return shall be signed by the taxpayer or a duly authorized agent of the taxpayer, and shall be verified by oath.
All administrative provisions of the Mississippi Sales Tax Law, including those which fix damages, penalties, and interest for nonpayment of taxes and for noncompliance with the provisions of said chapter, and all other requirements and duties imposed upon taxpayers, shall apply to all persons liable for taxes under the provisions of this article, and the commissioner shall exercise all the power and authority and perform all the duties with respect to taxpayers under this article as are provided in said sales tax law, except where there is conflict, then the provisions of this article shall control. Any damages, penalties, or interest collected by the commissioner for nonpayment of taxes, or for noncompliance with the provisions of this article, shall be paid into the General Fund of the State Treasury by the commissioner.
The tax commission may release production information to the State Oil and Gas Board on all oil produced in this state. Such information may include the name of the producer or operator and the total number of barrels produced for specific wells and time periods, but shall not include the value reported or the tax paid on such production. The State Oil and Gas Board shall provide the tax commission with production information for each well, which information shall include field identification, county or counties where the well is located, well name and American Petroleum Institute number, operator name and well status. The information authorized in this section to be transferred between the tax commission and State Oil and Gas Board shall be provided in formats as agreed upon by those agencies.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 9417-10; Laws, 1944, ch. 134, Sec. 9, eff from and after March 1, 1944. Laws, 1996, ch. 382, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1996