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HB2246 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO TAX RETURN PREPARERS.
Report Title: Tax Return Preparers; Preparer Tax Identification Number; Penalties; Hawaii Taxpayer Protection Act
Description: Requires each tax return preparer to have a valid preparer tax identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service and to furnish the preparer's tax identification number on any return or claim for refund if required by DOTAX. Establishes penalties for failure to comply. Authorizes Director of Taxation to file a claim to enjoin a tax return preparer for certain prohibited conduct. Provides that tax return preparers shall not be liable for penalties prior to January 1, 2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  SB2507
Package: None
Current Referral: IAC, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): OHNO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, PERRUSO, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, TODD, San Buenaventura

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1/21/2020HPending introduction.
1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to IAC, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/31/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by IAC on Tuesday, 02-04-20 9:30AM in House conference room 430.
2/4/2020HThe committees on IAC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Ohno, D. Kobayashi, Gates, Kong, Nishimoto, Takayama, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2/7/2020HReported from IAC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 171-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
2/7/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Yamashita excused (2).
2/7/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Monday, 02-10-20 2:00PM in House conference room 329.
2/10/2020HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Har, Kong, Mizuno, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/13/2020HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 422-20), recommending referral to FIN.
2/13/2020HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Eli, Har excused (2).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2246 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
IAC 430 2/04/2020 9:30 AM View
CPC 329 2/10/2020 2:00 PM View