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Register March 2020 No. 771
Chapter Trans 152
Trans 152.01   Introduction.
Trans 152.02   Definitions.
Trans 152.025   Applications for motor carrier credentials.
Trans 152.03   International fuel tax agreement.
Subchapter I — IFTA
Trans 152.04   Imposition of tax.
Trans 152.05   Licensing.
Trans 152.06   Tax paid purchases.
Trans 152.07   Licensee records requirements.
Trans 152.08   Reporting.
Trans 152.09   Refunds and credits.
Trans 152.095   Successor liability.
Subchapter II — IRP
Trans 152.10   International registration plan.
Trans 152.101   IRP registration application.
Trans 152.105   Registration required.
Trans 152.11   Records requirements.
Trans 152.12   Records retention period.
Trans 152.123   Inadequate records penalty.
Trans 152.124   Special registration period.
Trans 152.125   Permanent IRP plates.
Trans 152.126   Display of IRP plates.
Trans 152.128   Penalties.
Subchapter III — Audits, Assessments and Appeals
Trans 152.13   Audits and assessments.
Trans 152.14   Appeal procedures.
Trans 152.15   Revocation.
Trans 152.16   Jeopardy assessment.
Subchapter IV - Collections
Trans 152.17   Actions to collect tax, fees and penalties.
Trans 152.01 Trans 152.01Introduction.
Trans 152.01(1) (1) Purpose. This chapter creates rules which shall be used in the collection of:
Trans 152.01(1)(a) (a) Motor fuel and alternative fuel use taxes for fuel that is purchased in Wisconsin and other jurisdictions and consumed by qualified motor vehicles operating on the highways of this state.
Trans 152.01(1)(b) (b) Registration fees paid to Wisconsin and other jurisdictions by persons who purchase IRP registration credentials from the department and operate apportionable vehicles on the highways of this state.
Trans 152.01(2) (2)Scope. This chapter applies to persons who operate qualified motor vehicles or apportionable motor vehicles, or both, on the highways of this state.
Trans 152.01 History History: Cr. Register, August, 1993, No. 452, eff. 9-1-93; am. (1) and (2), renum. (3) to be Trans 152.03, Register, May, 1997, No. 497, eff. 6-1-97.
Trans 152.02 Trans 152.02Definitions. The words and phrases defined in ss. 340.01 and 341.45 (1), Stats., have the same meaning in this chapter unless a different definition is specifically provided. In this chapter:
Trans 152.02(1) (1) “Applicant" means a person in whose name the application for licensing is filed for the purpose of motor fuel or special fuel tax reporting under the provisions of s. 341.45, Stats.
Trans 152.02(2) (2) “Apportionable vehicle" has the same meaning as defined in the international registration plan, article II, s. 204.
Trans 152.02 Note Note: The International Registration Plan, Article II, s. 204 defines “apportionable vehicle" as any vehicle, except recreational vehicles, vehicles displaying restricted plates, city pickup and delivery vehicles, buses used in transportation of chartered parties, and government-owned vehicles, used or intended for use in two or more member jurisdictions that allocate or proportionally register vehicles and is used for the transportation of persons for hire or designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property and:
Trans 152.02 Note 1. is a power unit having two axles and a gross vehicle weight or registered gross vehicle weight in excess of 26,000 pounds; or
Trans 152.02 Note 2. is a power unit having three or more axles, regardless of weight; or
Trans 152.02 Note 3. is used in combination, when the weight of such combination exceeds 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight.
Trans 152.02 Note Trucks and truck tractors, and combinations of vehicles having a gross vehicle weight of 26,000 pounds or less and buses used in transportation of chartered parties may be proportionally registered at the option of the registrant.
Trans 152.02(3) (3) “Audit" means a physical examination of the records and source documents supporting the licensee's fuel use reports or the registrant's IRP reports, or both, conducted pursuant to s. 341.43, Stats., and ch. 78, Stats.
Trans 152.02(4) (4) “Authorized representative" means the person commissioned to serve as attorney in fact on behalf of a person pursuant to a power-of-attorney designation.
Trans 152.02(5) (5) “Base jurisdiction" means the international fuel tax agreement or IRP member jurisdiction:
Trans 152.02(5)(a) (a) Where qualified motor vehicles are based for vehicle registration purposes;
Trans 152.02(5)(b) (b) Where the operational control and operational records of the licensee's qualified motor vehicles are maintained or can be made available; and
Trans 152.02(5)(c) (c) Where some distance is accrued by qualified motor vehicles within the fleet.
Trans 152.02(6) (6) “Cancellation" means the annulment of a license and its provisions by either the licensing jurisdiction or the licensee.
Trans 152.02(7) (7) “Distance" means miles or kilometers.
Trans 152.02(7m) (7m) “Established place of business" means a physical structure owned, leased or rented by the fleet registrant. The physical structure shall be designated by a street number or road location, be open during normal business hours, and have located within it all of the following:
Trans 152.02(7m)(a) (a) A telephone or telephones publicly listed in the name of the fleet registrant.
Trans 152.02(7m)(b) (b) A person or persons conducting the fleet registrant's business.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.