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(a) Subject to the appeal provisions allowed under Chapter 2A, the commissioner may suspend or revoke a license issued for the willful and intentional failure of the licensee to comply with this article.
(b) A license may be revoked or a license application may be denied by the department for any of the following reasons:
(1) Fraud practiced or any material misstatement in the license application.
(2) Change of condition after a license is granted or the failure to maintain qualification for the license.
(3) Skipping title assignment; accepting an open assignment of title whereby the seller has signed the title to transfer ownership without listing the purchaser in the title assignment.
(4) Having no established place of business.
(5) Failing to properly keep and maintain records.
(6) Knowingly dealing in stolen motor vehicles, parts, or accessories.
(7) Willful failure to comply with this article or any rule adopted under this article.
(8) Disconnecting, turning back, or resetting the odometer of a motor vehicle in violation of state or federal law.
(9) Filing a materially erroneous or fraudulent tax return with the department.
(10) Revocation as a designated agent, as provided in Section 32-8-34, for failing to faithfully perform his or her duties as a designated agent.
(c) Subject to the notice and appeal provisions under Chapter 2A, the commissioner may do any of the following:
(1) Refuse to license a person who does not meet the requirements of this article.
(2) Cancel the license of a licensee for willful failure to continue to meet the requirements of this article.
(3) Refuse, cancel, or revoke a license for a state or federal felony conviction involving theft or for a violation of Chapter 8 of Title 32, relating to the Uniform Certificate of Title and Antitheft Act, or a similar law of another state by an applicant; a licensee; a partner of an applicant; or, in the case of a corporate applicant or licensee, a director or manager of the licensee.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 40. Revenue and Taxation § 40-12-449 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-40-revenue-and-taxation/al-code-sect-40-12-449/
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