2021 Uncodified Acts

2021 Virginia Uncodified Acts
12/8/2021

CHAPTER 414

An Act to direct the Department of Taxation to analyze the prospect of establishing an online portal for tax practitioners.

[H 2060]

Approved March 30, 2021

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Taxation shall, with input from affected stakeholders, analyze the prospect of establishing an online portal for tax practitioners who possess a valid Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative form to access confidential client information. In its analysis, the Department shall evaluate (i) comparable services offered by the Internal Revenue Service or by other states that provide electronic access to confidential taxpayer information and (ii) cybersecurity concerns associated with providing such services. The Department shall identify the estimated costs associated with creation of such a portal and report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, House Committee on Finance, and Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations no later than December 1, 2021.