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2016 Regular Session



Comptroller - Taxpayer Protection Act

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judiciary Committee


In the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "public record" to exclude specified documents about State employees' salaries; authorizing specified employees of the Comptroller's Office to act as police officers when enforcing specified tax laws; requiring a tax collector to impose a penalty on specified paid tax preparers not to exceed 100% of the underpayment of tax resulting from a false return filed with the intent to evade the payment of tax; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Comptroller)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
By Request of the Governor
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
Taxes - Miscellaneous
State Government - Personnel
Narrow Subject(s):Accountants
Admissions and Amusement Tax
Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Attorney General
Buses -see also- School Buses
Chesapeake Bay
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Electronic Government
Estate Tax
Financial Institutions -see also- Banks; Credit Unions; etc.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Fuel Tax
Income Tax
Inheritance Tax
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Sales and Use Tax
Savings and Loan Associations
Sports and Recreation
State Employees
Statutes of Limitation
Transportation -see also- Aircraft; Airports; Boats; etc
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
Article - Tax - General
(10-911, 13-201, 13-703, 13-715, 2-107, 13-706.1)

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.