View Amendment Current Amendment: 57 to Bill 4701 Reps. LONG, D.C. MOSS, V.S. MOSS, and Knight propose the following Amendment No. 57 to H.4701 as introduced by Ways & Means
(Doc Name H:\LEGWORK\HOUSE\AMEND\H-WM\001\POLITICAL SUBDIVISION TAXPAYER PROCESSING FEE.DOCX):
EXPLANATION: Prohibits additional charges to taxpayers.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 110, STATE TREASURER - AID TO SUBDIVISIONS, page 500, paragraph 8, line 18-22, by striking /A political subdivision shall be prohibited from charging a taxpayer a processing fee for the payment of taxes by credit card. If a political subdivision accepted credit card payments in the prior fiscal year, they must continue to accept credit card payments in the current fiscal year. If a political subdivision violates this prohibition it shall have its Aid to Subdivisions Allocation reduced by an amount equal to the total of all processing fees charged to the taxpayers for that fiscal year.
/ and inserting /A political subdivision shall be prohibited from charging a taxpayer a processing fee for the payment of taxes by credit or debit card in excess of the processing fee costs incurred by the political subdivision for the transaction. If a political subdivision accepted credit or debit card payments in the prior fiscal year, they must continue to accept credit or debit card payments in the current fiscal year. If a political subdivision violates this prohibition it shall have its Aid to Subdivisions Allocation reduced by an amount equal to the total of all processing fees charged to the taxpayers for that fiscal year./

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.