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i_taxtask_2018a_2018-08-22t10:01:34z0 Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For DISCUSSION ABOUT HB 18-1022 RFI RESPONSES AND NEXT STEPS

INTERIM COMMITTEE  SALES AND USE TAX SIMPLIFICATION TASK FORCE
Date Aug 22, 2018      
Location HCR 0107



Discussion about HB 18-1022 RFI Responses and Next Steps - Committee Discussion Only


10:03:17 AM  

Mr. Brendon Reese, Deputy Director, Taxation Policy and Legal Analysis, Department of Revenue (DOR), discussed the review of the responses to a request for information (RFI) issued pursuant to House Bill 18-1022 for a simplified electronic sales tax system.  Task force members received a summary document about the procurement process, prepared by DOR (Attachment A).

10:11:48 AM  

Ms. Esther van Mourik, Office of Legislative Legal Services, discussed whether legislation is required to issue a request for proposals for a new electronic sales tax system. Ms. van Mourik responded to task force questions.

10:16:03 AM  
Mr. Reese continued to discuss the RFI process. Task force members received a matrix showing vendor responses to RFI requirements (Attachment B). Mr. Reese explained the key components that should be included in an electronic sales tax system. He responded to task force questions about how to pay the costs of a new system and discussed potential changes to sales tax collections following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. He also continued to discuss vendor responses to the RFI.
10:25:06 AM  

Mr. Reese responded to task force questions. The task force members commented on existing electronic sales tax remittance and collection systems in other states. Ms. van Mourik also responded to a question about whether an appropriation is required in order to issue a request for proposals for a new system.