FUND(S):

General Revenue Fund

Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


     The stated purpose of this bill is to provide a means for the withdrawal of tax liens that have been filed prematurely, inadvertently or erroneously.
    
     As written, this bill provides that upon the determination of the State Tax Commissioner, or the State Tax Commissioner’s designee, that a lien was recorded prematurely, inadvertently, or otherwise erroneously, a withdrawal of the lien for recordation shall be signed and delivered to the Taxpayer by the proper official. This authorization will improve Taxpayer convenience in circumstances where lien withdrawal is appropriate so that an erroneous lien does not negatively affect the credit rating of the Taxpayer. Passage of this bill will have no effect on revenues due the State.
    
     Passage of this bill will not result in any additional administrative costs to the State Tax Department.
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2013
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2014
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


     As written, this bill provides that upon the determination of the State Tax Commissioner, or the State Tax Commissioner’s designee, that a lien was recorded prematurely, inadvertently, or otherwise erroneously, a withdrawal of the lien for recordation shall be signed and delivered to the Taxpayer by the proper official. This authorization will improve Taxpayer convenience in circumstances where lien withdrawal is appropriate so that an erroneous lien does not negatively affect the credit rating of the Taxpayer. Passage of this bill will have no effect on revenues due the State.
    
     Passage of this bill will not result in any additional administrative costs to the State Tax Department.
    



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Mark B. Muchow
    Email Address: Roger.D.Cox@wv.gov