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Certification of Wyoming Established Place of Business

Certification of Established Place of Business


“Established Place of Business” means a physical structure located within the Base Jurisdiction that is owned or leased by the Applicant or Registrant and whose street address shall be specified by the Applicant or Registrant.  This physical structure shall be open for business and shall be staffed during regular business hours by one or more persons employed by the Applicant or Registrant on a permanent basis (i.e., not an independent contractor) for the purpose of the general management of the Applicant’s or Registrant’s trucking-related business (i.e., not limited to credentialing, distance and fuel reporting, and answering telephone inquiries).  Operational Records concerning the Fleet shall be maintained at this physical structure (unless such records are to be made available in accordance with the provisions of Section 1035).  The Base Jurisdiction may accept information it deems pertinent to verity that an Applicant or Registrant has an Established Place of Business within the Base Jurisdiction.

Base Jurisdiction

“Base Jurisdiction” means the jurisdiction, (i) where the Applicant has an Established Place of Business, (ii) where the Fleet the Applicant seeks to register under the Plan accrues distance and (iii) where Operational Records of the Fleet are maintained or can be made available, to which an Applicant applies for apportioned registration under the Plan or the Member Jurisdiction that issues apportioned registration to a Registrant under the Plan.

Selection of a Base Jurisdiction

  1. An Applicant may elect as its Base Jurisdiction any Member Jurisdiction (i) where the Applicant has an Established Place of Business, (ii) where the Fleet the Applicant seeks to register under the Plan accrues distance and (iii) where Operational Records of the Fleet are maintained or can be made available.
  2. An Applicant that does not have an Established Place of Business in any Jurisdiction may designate as Base Jurisdiction any Member Jurisdiction (i) where the Applicant can demonstrate Residence, (ii) where the Fleet the Applicant seeks to register under the Plan accrues distance, and (iii) where Operational Records of the Fleet are maintained or can be made available.
  3. To establish Residence in a Member Jurisdiction, an Applicant must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Member Jurisdiction at least three (3) of the following:
  • If the Applicant is an individual, the driver’s license must be issued by that Jurisdiction.
  • If the Applicant is a corporation, proof of incorporation or registration to conduct business as a foreign corporation in that Jurisdiction must be submitted and the principal owner must be a resident of Wyoming.
  • The Applicant’s federal income tax returns have been filed from an address in Wyoming.
  • The Applicant has paid real estate or personal property taxes in Wyoming.
  • The Applicant receives utility bills in Wyoming in the applicant’s name.
  •  The Applicant has a vehicle titled in Wyoming in the applicant’s name.
  •  Other factors clearly provide evidence that the Applicant’s legal Residence is in Wyoming.
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