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CS/HB 809: Communications Services Taxes

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Grant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Dorworth ; Patronis ; Plakon ; Tobia

Communications Services Taxes; Revises legislative intent; modifies definitions; removes definition of term "cable service"; adds definition for term "Internet access service"; revises definitions of terms "communication services," "information service," "sales price," "service address," and "video service"; revises provisions relating to communications services dealer's liability for tax underpayments that result from incorrect assignment of service addresses to local taxing jurisdictions & provides requirements & conditions with respect thereto; prohibits DOR from denying dealer of communications services deduction of specified amount as collection allowance; requires DOR to aggregate monthly & make available to public on jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction basis certain sales & net tax information; provides for retroactive effect; creates Communications Services Tax Working Group; houses working group in DOR for administrative purposes.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/8/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-70
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/29/2011 House • Filed
12/12/2011 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 80
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 79
1/24/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 01/26/12, 2:30 pm, Morris Hall
1/26/2012 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 23 NAYS 0 -HJ 300
1/27/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee -HJ 297
• On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 12:30 pm, Webster Hall
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 289
1/31/2012 House • Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 320
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 320
2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/08/12, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
2/8/2012 House • Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 549
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 549
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 706
• Amendment(s) adopted (372887) -HJ 710
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 756
• Amendment(s) adopted (521699, 982113) -HJ 756
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 757
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 869
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs; Budget Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Budget -SJ 1216
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1216
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1060 -SJ 1216
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1216
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1216
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 1216
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1714
3/23/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/6/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/8/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-70