Administrative Code

Creating a Report: Check the sections you'd like to appear in the report, then use the "Create Report" button at the bottom of the page to generate your report. Once the report is generated you'll then have the option to download it as a pdf, print or email the report.

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 23. Taxation
Agency 10. Department of Taxation
Chapter 20. General Provisions Applicable to All Taxes Administered by the Department of Taxation

23VAC10-20-140. Padlocking premises; definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in 23VAC10-20-140 through 23VAC10-20-145, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Business enterprise" means the location at which a person is engaged in an activity requiring the registration, collection, withholding, or payment of a tax administered by the Department of Taxation.

"Delinquent tax" means any amount of tax, penalty or interest, assessed by the Department of Taxation, which is not paid in full within 30 days after the date of assessment. No tax is considered delinquent while the Department of Taxation is considering a timely filed application for correction under § 58.1-1821 of the Code of Virginia.

"Department" means the Department of Taxation.

"Padlock" means any act of physical restraint which makes the location of a business enterprise inaccessible to any person other than a person given permission to enter such premises by the Tax Commissioner.

"Tax Commissioner" means the chief executive officer of the Department of Taxation or his delegate.

Statutory Authority

§§ 58.1-203 and 58.1-1805 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR630-01-1805.1 § 1, eff. April 1, 1990.

Website addresses provided in the Virginia Administrative Code to documents incorporated by reference are for the reader's convenience only, may not necessarily be active or current, and should not be relied upon. To ensure the information incorporated by reference is accurate, the reader is encouraged to use the source document described in the regulation.

As a service to the public, the Virginia Administrative Code is provided online by the Virginia General Assembly. We are unable to answer legal questions or respond to requests for legal advice, including application of law to specific fact. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult an attorney.