(1) If the statewide motor vehicle computer system is temporarily out-of-service when an applicant comes in to title or register a vehicle, the transaction must be delayed until the computer system is operational.

(2) If taxes or fees in lieu of taxes on a vehicle subject to the provisions of 61-3-504 or 61-3-529 , MCA, have not been paid for the immediate previous year, the back taxes or fees will be computed under these rules, unless the applicant can prove that a different amount is owed based on the applicant's submission of the preceding year's mail renewal card (or like document prepared by the department) with the proper amount stated.

(3) No adjustments, including but not limited to a refund of taxes or fees in lieu of taxes paid in a prior tax year, will be made as a result of an MSRP or RC being replaced by a published or standard MSRP or RC in a subsequent tax year.

History: Sec. 61-3-506, MCA; IMP, 61-3-101, 61-3-501, 61-3-503, 61-3-504, 61-3-529, MCA; NEW, 1997 MAR p. 2292, Eff. 12/16/97.