42.25.1708 IMPUTED VALUATION
(1) When imputing value pursuant to 15-35-107, MCA, the department may use valuation methods which approximate the value of coal, including but not limited to comparable actual arm's-length sales, comparable actual arm's-length sales adjusted for FOB mine price, or published coal sales indexes. Contract term, tonnage, quality, Btu rating, and any of the appropriate comparability criteria will be considered.
(2) If using comparable sales in computing value, the department will maintain the confidentiality of all comparable contract data and will use contract data provided by the producer in question whenever possible.
History: 15-35-122, MCA; IMP, 15-35-107, 15-38-109, MCA; NEW, 1988 MAR p. 2406, Eff. 11/11/88; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2988, Eff. 10/27/00; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 2495, Eff. 12/25/09; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 2204, Eff. 11/25/17.