Sales and use tax - sourcing method for development of electronic sales and use tax simplification system. The act requires the office of information technology (office) and the department of revenue (department), within existing resources, to conduct a sourcing method in accordance with the applicable provisions of the procurement code, and any applicable rules, for the development of an electronic sales and use tax simplification system (system). The act also requires the office and the department to involve stakeholders to develop the scope of work.
The act requires the general assembly to make any necessary appropriations for the initial funding and ongoing maintenance of the system from any net sales tax revenues that are credited to the general fund.
The act specifies that on and after the date the system is online the department is required to accept any returns and payments processed through the system for state sales and use tax and for any sales and use taxes that are collected by the department on behalf of any local taxing jurisdiction.
The act specifies that it is the general assembly's intent that 3 local taxing jurisdictions with home rule charters voluntarily use the system when the system comes online. Additionally, the act states that it is the general assembly's intent that all local taxing jurisdictions with home rule charters voluntarily use the system within 3 years.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)