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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 7. Taxation § 7-1-71.1. Tax return preparers;  requirements;  penalties

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A.?The secretary may require by regulation any tax return preparer with respect to any return of income tax or claim for refund with respect to income tax to sign such return or claim for refund.

B.?The secretary may require by regulation any tax return preparer with respect to any return of income tax or claim for refund with respect to income tax to furnish the tax return preparer's identification number on such return or claim for refund.

C.?Any tax return preparer with respect to any return of income tax or claim for refund with respect to income tax who is required by regulations promulgated by the secretary to sign a return or claim for refund or to furnish an identification number on such return or claim for refund and who fails to sign such return or claim for refund or to furnish an identification number on such return or claim for refund shall pay a penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for such failure unless it is shown that such failure is due to reasonable cause and not due to willful neglect.

D.?Any tax return preparer who endorses or otherwise negotiates, either directly or through an agent, any warrant in respect of the Income Tax Act? ���1 issued to a taxpayer, other than the tax return preparer, shall pay a penalty of five hundred dollars ($500) with respect to each such warrant; ?provided that the provisions of this subsection shall not apply with respect to the deposit by a bank, savings and loan association, credit union or other financial corporation of the full amount of the warrant in the taxpayer's account for the benefit of the taxpayer.

E.?For the purposes of this section, any penalty determined to be due shall be considered to be tax due.

1 ?NMSA 1978, ??7-2-1 et seq.

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