Tax Regulatory Reform

Tax Regulatory Reform

(Sept. 2011 SS AB 23 & Sept. 2011 SS SB 23)

This bill makes a variety changes to the procedural statutes governing the actions of the Department of Revenue (DOR) in providing advice, conducting audits, imposing penalties, issuing refunds, promulgating administrative rules and litigating tax disputes. This bill is similar to Assembly Bill 968 from the 2005 legislative session which passed the Assembly. This bill has the support of DOR and was originally drafted to address concerns about some DOR practices that were identified in a survey of Wisconsin businesses and tax professionals in 2006. (read more)