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31EE3068410BDA4A8725888C006B5494 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For FEEDBACK ON THE SUTS SYSTEM

INTERIM COMMITTEE  SALES AND USE TAX SIMPLIFICATION TASK FORCE
Date Jul 27, 2022      
Location Old State Library



Feedback on the SUTS System - Committee Discussion Only


01:34:11 PM  

Don Korte and Kinsa Veasley, City and County of Denver, provided feedback on the Sales and Use Tax Simplification (SUTS) system. Issues discussed with the system include:

- still mostly a manual system for the cities, for example getting returns from SUTS without account numbers and research required by staff;

- missing license tool;

- lag time between when taxpayers file and when the tax is remitted to the municipalities; and

- lack of communication between SUTS and GenTax.

01:43:30 PM  
Ashley Keller, City of Golden, discussed feedback on the SUTS system, including the lack of account numbers on return, confusion over local business licensing requirements, issues related to $0 returns, no listing of deductions on the returns, and lack of notifications to municipalities of business changes.
01:50:07 PM  
Judy Vorndran, representing TaxOps, discussed issues related to the SUTS system from a business perspective, including the fees associated with using the SUTS system.
01:59:44 PM  

Flori Dickson, representing Automated Business Products, discussed feedback on the SUTS system, including the fees associated with using the system, the fact that not all home rule municipalities are required to be on the SUTS system, and issues related to $0 filings.

02:02:47 PM  

Members of the panel responded to questions from members of the task force.  Josh Pens, Department of Revenue, discussed updates related to fees to use the system.  Members of the panel continued to respond to questions.






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