THE SENATE

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Senator Karl Rhoads, Chair

Senator Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Chair

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 016 211 & Videoconference

TIMESLOT:

JDC WAM

 

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A M E N D E D  A G E N D A

 

 

 

HB 2177, HD2

      (HSCR834-22)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO STATE TAX ADMINISTRATION.

Expands the department of taxation's authority to require electronic filings.  Requires certain tax return preparers to file returns electronically.  Repeals the authorization to require electronic funds transfer or electronic filing if the federal government required that person to file or pay electronically.  Removes the timeliness requirement from the electronic funds transfer penalty.  Removes the authority of the department of taxation to charge for certified copies of tax clearances.  Clarifies tax clearances for liquor license holders.  Increases the aggregate cap on late filing penalties.  Adds an additional penalty category for late filing of certain informational returns where no tax is due.  Clarifies the interest calculations for taxes paid pending appeal.  Provides that a partnership, estate, or trust is liable for the required withholding from a nonresident taxpayer's distributive share of income.  Effective 1/1/2050.  (HD2)

 

JDC/WAM

HB 2179, HD1

      (HSCR994-22)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES.

Authorizes the director of taxation to apply to the circuit court to convert certain tax liens into enforceable civil judgments.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (HD1)

 

JDC/WAM

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz

Chair

 

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Senator Karl Rhoads

Chair