2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 60 - Business Licenses
Article 2F - New Mexico Bingo and Raffle
Section 60-2F-20 - Expenses; compensation.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 60-2F-20 (2017)

60-2F-20. Expenses; compensation.

A. No item of expense shall be incurred or paid in connection with the holding, operating or conducting of a game of chance held, operated or conducted pursuant to a bingo license except bona fide expenses in reasonable amounts for goods, wares and merchandise furnished or services rendered reasonably necessary for the holding, operating or conducting of a game of chance. Bona fide expenses include expenditures for payroll, building and equipment rent, utilities, security, janitorial supplies, office supplies, equipment, insurance, bank charges, automated teller machine fees, legal fees, advertising, accounting fees, state and federal payroll-related taxes, state and federal gaming-related taxes and all other reasonable expenses necessary for the operation of games of chance.

B. A qualified organization desiring to retain the receipts derived from games of chance in the bingo and raffle operating account and for a period longer than one year shall apply to the board for special permission and, upon good cause shown, the board shall grant the request.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 81, 20.

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