HB 1427-1_ Filed 04/11/2011, 10:09 Broden



    I move
that Engrossed House Bill 1427 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (11)MO142701.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 6-3-4-1.5; (11)MO142701.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 6-3-4-1.5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.131-2008, SECTION 14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 1.5. (a) If a professional preparer files more than:
         (1) one hundred (100) returns in a calendar year before 2012;
        (2) fifty (50) returns in calendar year 2012; and
        (3) ten (10) returns in a calendar year after 2012;

for persons described in section 1(1) or 1(2) of this chapter, in the immediately following calendar year the professional preparer shall file returns for persons described in section 1(1) or 1(2) of this chapter in an electronic format specified by the department.
    (b) A professional preparer described in subsection (a) is not required to file a return in an electronic format if the taxpayer requests in writing that the return not be filed in an electronic format. Returns filed by a professional preparer under this subsection shall not be used in determining the professional preparer's requirement to file returns in an electronic format.
    (c) After December 31, 2010, A professional preparer who does not comply with subsection (a) is subject to a penalty of fifty dollars ($50)
for each return not filed in an electronic format, with a maximum penalty of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per calendar year.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1427 as printed April 8, 2011.)


Senator BRODEN

MO142701/DI 58