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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 11 - 14 C- 11 §11-14C-11. License application procedure.
(a) To obtain a license under this article, an applicant shall file an application with the commissioner on a form provided by the commissioner. The application shall include the applicant's name, address, federal employer identification number, and any other information required by the commissioner.

(b) An applicant for a license as a supplier, permissive supplier, terminal operator, importer, blender, or distributor, shall satisfy the following requirements:

(1) If the applicant is a corporation, the applicant shall either be incorporated in this state or authorized to transact business in this state;

(2) If the applicant is a limited liability company, the applicant shall either be organized in this state or authorized to transact business in this state;

(3) If the applicant is a limited liability partnership, the applicant shall either be formed in this state or authorized to transact business in this state; and

(4) If the applicant is an individual or a general partnership, the applicant shall designate an agent for service of process and provide the agent's name and address.

(c) An applicant for a license as a supplier, permissive supplier, terminal operator, or blender shall have a federal certificate of registry issued under 26 U.S.C. §4101 that authorizes the applicant to enter into federal tax-free transactions in taxable motor fuel in the terminal transfer system. An applicant that is required to have a federal certificate of registry shall include the registration number of the certificate on the application for a license under this section. An applicant for a license as an importer, an exporter, or a distributor who has a federal certificate of registry issued under 26 U.S.C. §4101 shall include the registration number of the certificate on the application for a license under this section.

(d) An applicant for a license as an importer or distributor shall list on the application each state from which the applicant intends to import motor fuel and, if required by a state listed, shall be licensed or registered for motor fuel tax purposes in that state. If a state listed requires the applicant to be licensed or registered, the applicant shall provide the applicant's license or registration number of that state. A licensee who intends to import motor fuel from a state not listed on its application for an importer's license or a distributor's license shall provide the commissioner written notice of the action before importing motor fuel from that state. The notice shall include the information that is required on the license application.

(e) An applicant for a license as an exporter shall designate an agent located in West Virginia for service of process and provide the agent's name and address. An applicant for a license as an exporter or distributor shall list on the application each state to which the applicant intends to export motor fuel received in West Virginia by means of a transfer that is outside the terminal transfer system and, if required by a state listed, shall be licensed or registered for motor fuel tax purposes in that state. If a state listed requires the applicant to be licensed or registered, the applicant shall provide the applicant's license or registration number of that state. A licensee who intends to export motor fuel to a state not listed on its application for an exporter's license or a distributor's license shall provide the commissioner written notice of the action before exporting motor fuel to that state. The notice shall include the information required on the license application.

(f) An applicant for a license as a motor fuel transporter shall list on the application each state from which and to which the applicant intends to transport motor fuel and, if required by a state listed, shall be licensed or registered for motor fuel tax purposes in that state. If a state listed requires the applicant to be licensed or registered, the applicant shall provide the applicant's license or registration number of that state. A licensee who intends to transport motor fuel from or to a state not listed on its application for a motor fuel transporter's license shall provide the commissioner written notice of the action before transporting motor fuel from or to that state. The notice shall include the information that is required on the license application.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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