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31 Pa. Code § 165.8. Failure to comply.

§ 165.8. Failure to comply.

 (a)  If a carrier fails to file a return, or make any payment required by the act, or in case the Commissioner has cause to believe that a return or other statement filed is false or inaccurate in any particular, or that a payment made is incorrect, the Commissioner has full authority to examine all the books and records of the carrier for the purpose of ascertaining the facts and determine the correct amount to be paid. The Commissioner may proceed in any court of competent jurisdiction to recover for the benefit of the Fund any sums shown to be due upon the examination and determination.

 (b)  A carrier that fails to make a statement as required by the act, or to pay any contribution when due, thereby forfeits to the Fund a penalty of 5% of the amount of unpaid contribution determined to be due, as provided by the act, plus 1% of the amount for each month of delay or fraction thereof after the expiration of the first month of the delay.

 (c)  The Commissioner will revoke the certificate of authority to do business in this Commonwealth of a carrier which fails to comply with the act or to pay a penalty imposed in accordance with the act.

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