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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 7B: Personal and individual liability for excises required to be paid by this chapter; misrepresentation of exemption

[ Text of section effective as provided by 2018, 337, Sec. 15A as added by 2019, 5, Sec. 37. See 2019, 5, Sec. 46.]

  Section 7B. An operator who fails to pay to the commissioner money required to be paid by this chapter shall be personally and individually liable therefor to the commonwealth. As used in this section, the term "operator'' shall include an officer or employee of a corporation or a member or employee of a partnership or a limited liability company who, as such officer, employee or member, is under a duty to pay the excises imposed by this chapter.

  An operator who misrepresents to an intermediary that the transfer of occupancy of the operator's property is exempt from the excise imposed by sections 3, 3A and 3C and the community impact fee imposed by section 3D shall be liable for any unpaid excise under said sections 3, 3A and 3C and the community impact fee imposed by said section 3D and shall be deemed to have committed an unfair trade practice under chapter 93A in making such a misrepresentation to the intermediary.