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HOUSE BILL NO. 96
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H0096...............................................by REVENUE AND TAXATION
TAXES - PAYMENT - Adds to existing law to allow the State Tax Commission to
accept payment by credit card, debit card or other commercially acceptable
means; to provide for payment of fees to financial institutions from the
proceeds of such payment; and to provide an appropriation for the payment
of the fees.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 96
BY REVENUE AND TAXATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PAYMENT OF TAXES TO THE STATE TAX COMMISSION; AMENDING CHAPTER 1,
3 TITLE 63, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 63-117, IDAHO CODE,
4 TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF TAXES OR OTHER AMOUNTS DUE TO THE STATE TAX COM-
5 MISSION BY CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD OR OTHER COMMERCIALLY ACCEPTABLE MEANS
6 AND TO MAKE AN APPROPRIATION.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 1, Title 63, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION , to be
10 known and designated as Section 63-117, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 63-117. PAYMENT OF TAXES BY CREDIT CARDS AND OTHER COMMERCIALLY ACCEPT-
12 ABLE MEANS. (1) The state tax commission may accept payment by credit card,
13 debit card or other commercially acceptable means from any person making any
14 payment to the state tax commission of taxes or other amounts due under any
15 law administered by the commission. If the payment is made by credit card,
16 debit card, charge card or similar method, the liability is not finally dis-
17 charged and the person has not paid the tax until the department has received
18 payment or credit from the institution responsible for making the payment or
19 credit. Upon receipt, the amount shall be deemed paid on the date the charge
20 was made.
21 (2) The state tax commission may pay any fee to a financial institution
22 or credit card company for a payment made pursuant to this section from the
23 proceeds of the taxes or other amounts paid prior to any other distribution of
24 the proceeds required by law. The necessary portion of the proceeds collected
25 under this section is hereby appropriated for the purpose of paying the fee
26 payable to the financial institution or credit card company.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This bill allows the State Tax Commission to accept payment by
credit card, debit card or other commercially acceptable
means, to provide for payment of fees from the proceeds of
such payment and providing an appropriation for the payment.
No net fiscal effect. Increased collections are expected to
offset the administrative costs of providing the service to
Dan John/Ted Spangler
Agency: State Tax Commission
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact H 9