RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
12B-8.001: Premium Tax; Rate and Computation
12B-8.0012: Insurance Policy Surcharge; Rate and Computation
12B-8.003: Tax Statement; Overpayments
12B-8.006: State Fire Marshal Regulatory Assessment and Surcharge; Levy and Amount
12B-8.007: Deposit of Certain Tax Receipts; Refund of Improper Payments
12B-8.016: Retaliatory Provisions
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12B-8.001, F.A.C. (Premium Tax; Rate and Computation), is to update statutory and rule references, remove unnecessary effective dates, remove provisions regarding the emergency excise tax repealed effective January 1, 2012, by Section 22, Chapter 2011-76, L.O.F., and provide technical changes.
The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12B-8.0012, F.A.C. (Insurance Policy Surcharge; Rate and Computation), is to remove unnecessary effective dates and the trust fund into which the insurance policy surcharge proceeds are deposited, as provided in Section 252.372, F.S.
The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12B-8.003, F.A.C. (Tax Statement; Overpayments), is to remove the requirement for a corporate officer or attorney to declare the correctness and completeness of the insurance premium tax, fee, and surcharge return that is redundant of provisions contained in the return, and to adopt, by reference, changes to forms used by the Department in the administration of the insurance premium taxes, fees, and surcharges.
The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12B-8.006, F.A.C. (State Fire Marshal Regulatory Assessment and Surcharge; Levy and Amount), is to remove obsolete provisions regarding the trust fund into which the regulatory assessment and surcharge are deposited. Section 624.516, F.S., requires the regulatory assessment imposed under Section 624.515(1), F.S., and the surcharge imposed under Section 624.515(2), F.S., to be deposited into the Insurance Regulatory Trust Fund.
The purpose of the proposed repeal of Rule 12B-8.007, F.A.C. (Deposit of Certain Tax Receipts; Refund of Improper Payments), is to remove unnecessary provisions regarding the deposit and distribution of proceeds from all premium taxes that are provided in Section 624.521, F.S.
The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12B-8.016, F.A.C. (Retaliatory Provisions), is to remove unnecessary effective dates, remove obsolete provisions, and remove provisions regarding the emergency excise repealed effective January 1, 2012, by Section 22, Chapter 2011-76, L.O.F.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: The subject area of the workshop is the proposed removal of provisions regarding the emergency excise repealed effective January 1, 2012, by Section 22, Chapter 2011-76, L.O.F., changes to forms used by the Department in the administration of the insurance premium taxes, fees, and surcharges, and the removal of obsolete or unnecessary provisions.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 213.06(1), 220.183(4)(d), 288.99(11), 624.5105(4)(b), 1002.395(13) FS., Ch. 93-128, L.O.F.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 92.525, 175.041, 175.101, 175.1015, 175.111, 175.121, 175.141, 175.151, 185.02, 185.03, 185.08, 185.085, 185.09, 185.10, 185.12, 185.13, 213.05, 213.053, 213.235, 213.37, 220.183, 220.19, 220.191, 252.372, 288.99, 440.51, 443.1216, 624.11, 624.402, 624.4072, 624.4094, 624.4621, 624.4625, 624.475, 624.501, 624.509, 624.5091, 624.5092, 624.50921, 624.510, 624.5105, 624.51055, 624.5107, 624.511, 624.515, 624.516, 624.518, 624.519, 624.520, 624.521, 624.601, 624.610, 626.7451(11), 627.311, 627.351, 627.3512, 627.357(9), 627.7711, 627.943, 628.6015, 629.401, 629.5011, 631.72, 632.626, 634.131, 634.313(2), 634.415(2), 636.066, 642.0301, 642.032, 1002.395 FS., Ch. 93-128, s. 29, Ch. 2005-280 L.O.F.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: August 16, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
PLACE: 2450 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Building One, Room 1220, Tallahassee, Florida
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Tammy Miller at (850)617-8346. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Terrence Branch, Tax Law Specialist, Technical Assistance and Dispute Resolution, Department of Revenue, P. O. Box 7443, Tallahassee, Florida 32314-7443, telephone (850)717-6196
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
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