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SB 218: Tax on Transient Rentals


Tax on Transient Rentals; Requiring that persons who engage in certain business activities related to transient rentals collect the tax; providing definitions; authorizing the Department of Revenue to adopt rules to exclude certain charges from the definition of the terms “total rent” or “total consideration”; requiring certain persons to report and remit the tax on certain transient rentals; providing requirements, procedures, and limitations; requiring the Department of Revenue to provide for an amnesty for certain unpaid taxes, penalties, and interest; providing criteria for qualifying for the amnesty; providing exclusions from application of the amnesty; authorizing the department to adopt emergency rules to implement the amnesty; providing for the effective period of such rules, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2011 Senate • Filed
9/21/2011 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 24
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 24
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Commerce and Tourism