State and Local Advisory Council

Dear SLAC Members: 

The Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board SLAC Chair is calling for final comments on the new draft tax practices for disclosure titled “Liability Relief” (SL15016A01) as provided in Rule 335 – Tax Administration Practices.  These practices will be noticed for a vote at the September 15 – 17, 2015 SLAC and Governing Board meetings. Comments should be submitted by September 3, 2015. While the deadline for formal final written comments is September 3, please be aware there is no restriction on member states or the public providing additional comments during the upcoming in-person SLAC meeting on September 15.

In addition, the SLAC Chair has scheduled a full SLAC meeting by teleconference on September 3, 2015 at 1 pm central to:

Further discuss these practices along with any comments received, and 

Permit the Business Advisory Council to present its request that one or more of the practices for disclosure be designated best practices.  

Although no votes will be taken at the September 3, 2015 SLAC teleconference, participation is encouraged so that members will be ready to vote on these practices at the September 15, 2015 meeting in Louisville, KY.

In addition to the draft tax practices for disclosure titled “Liability Relief,” also included in this notice are the following documents:

Updated taxability matrix which shows how these practices would be displayed in the Tax Administration practices section of the matrix (SL15019)

Portion of the Certificate of Compliance to show redundant language that would be removed and no longer necessary since the answers to these questions would be covered by the addition of these tax practices for disclosure (SL15018)

Section 328 of the SSUTA – This is included to help folks better understand the language in the SSUTA upon which these practices were based (SL15020)

If you have comments with respect to any of these items, please also provide those comments by September 3, 2015.  

Please email your comments to the SLAC Chair Tim Jennrich at Timje@dor.wa.gov and Vice Chair Alison Jares at Alison.Jares@state.sd.us 

A review of the comments received during this comment period will be discussed during a SLAC teleconference meeting scheduled for: 

Date:               September 3, 2015
Time:              1pm central to 2:30 central
Location:        By Teleconference (1-303-586-4497 pass code 420648#)
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Pursuant to Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board (SSTGB) Rules and Procedures 902.1, the SSTGB SLAC Chair is calling for final comments on the draft of new Rule 809 (Sanction of Member States) (SL15003A03).  This Rule is noticed for a vote at the September 15 – 17, 2015 SLAC and Governing Board meetings. Comments should be submitted by September 10, 2015. While the deadline for formal final written comments is September 10, please be aware there is no restriction on member states or the public providing additional comments during the upcoming in-person SLAC meeting on September 15. 

In addition to the draft of new Rule 809 (Sanction of Member States), also included in this notice are the following documents which will all be offered as a complete package along with Rule 809: 

SSTGB Rule 803 Annual Recertification) showing the proposed amendments    (SL15017A01
Section 803 of the SSUTA showing the proposed amendments (SL15010)
Section 805 of the SSUTA showing the proposed amendments and new Section 805.1 of the SSUTA (AM14008A05
Section 809 of the SSUTA showing the proposed amendments (SL14009A02)
Rule 805.1 – will be repealed (Information covered by new Rule 809) (RP15002)
Rule 904.1 – will be repealed (duplicative with Rule 805.1 and new Rule 809) (RP15003)


Rule 905 – will be repealed (duplicative with Rule 803) (RP15004)

 
If you have comments with respect to any of these items, please also provide those comments by September 10, 2015.  

Please email your comments to the SLAC Chair Tim Jennrich at Timje@dor.wa.gov and Vice Chair Alison Jares at Alison.Jares@state.sd.us 

A review of the comments received during this comment period will be discussed during the SLAC meeting scheduled at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY on September 15, 2015.

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This message will serve as official notice and agenda of the State and Local Advisory Council (SLAC) full group meeting (8:30 am – 4:00 pm eastern) and SLAC business meeting (4:00 – 5:00 pm eastern) to be held at the Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.  The webinar invitation will be emailed to the ListServs approximately 10-days prior to the meeting for those who are unable to attend in person.  The final versions of the documents to be discussed will be posted to the Streamlined Sales Tax website no later than September 4, 2015.

The next SLAC meeting will be at Louisville, KY on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 8:30AM Eastern Time to 5:00PM Eastern time.

                                                    AGENDA  

2016 SLAC Steering Committee Ballot   SL15025

SSUTA Section 803 (SL15010)

SSUTA Sections 805 and 805.1 (SL14008A05)

SSUTA Section 809 (SL14009A02)

Governing Board Rule 803 (SL15017A01)

Governing Board Rule 805.1 (SL15013) - Repeal

Governing Board Rule 809 (SL15003A03)

Governing Board Rule 904.1 (SL15014) - Repeal

Governing Board Rule 905 (SL15015) - Repeal

Tax Administration Practice – Liability Relief (SL15016A02)

Taxability Matrix to Show Disclosed Practices (SL15019)

Certificate of Compliance Change (SL15018)

Post Transaction Issues (SL15004A04)

Definition of Sales Price - Exclusion for Certain Federal Taxes - Option 2
SL15021

Rule 327-9 proposed changes relating to federal tax exclusions
SL15022

Definition of Sales Price - Exclusion for Certain Federal Taxes (SL15006A02)

Exempt Exclus Working Version 8-28-15   SL15012A01

Exemptions Matrix - Services Working Version 8-28-15  SL15011A01

SLAC Meeting Minutes from May 11, 2015   SL15023 

SLAC Delegate List   SL15024