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 Bill Status of HB3631  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Tax Preparer Consumer Bill of Rights Act. Provides that a tax preparer shall post an identification and qualification statement on his or her business premises and shall provide the customer with a receipt containing an address and phone number at which the preparer can be contacted throughout the year. Requires the Department of Revenue to publish a consumer bill of rights regarding tax preparers in a newspaper of general circulation in the State. Provides that tax preparers must provide certain disclosures concerning refund anticipation loans. Provides that tax preparers may not engage in certain practices, including, but not limited to, asking a taxpayer to sign a blank or incomplete tax return, misstating the tax preparer's qualifications, charging a fee based upon the amount of tax owed or refund due, and making deceptive statements. Sets forth certain requirements for tax preparers. Contains provisions concerning penalties. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
  3/13/2015HouseTo Income Tax Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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