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Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number: Rule Title
12A-16.008Public Use Forms

Next Step:The Department will present this rule to the Governor and Cabinet during the regularly-scheduled Cabinet meeting August 23, 2022, to request Approval to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Rules. The meeting will take place at 9:00a.m. in the Cabinet Meeting Room in the Lower Level of the Capitol. Rule materials for the meeting are available below, and additional information about the Cabinet meeting can be found on the Governor and Cabinet's meeting website

DR-15SWN: Instructions for DR-15SW Solid Waste and Surcharge Return

Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:August 23, 2022
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:August 12, 2022 (Vol. 48, No. 157)
Workshop Information:July 27, 2022
Draft Rule Language:July 27, 2022
Notice of Rule Development:July 12, 2022 (Vol. 48, No. 138, pp. 3-4)

Purpose:    The purpose of this rulemaking is to implement legislative changes, as well as clarifying updates, to a form within Rule 12A-16.008, Public Use Forms. Pursuant to s. 213.755(1), F.S., taxpayers are required to electronically file returns and electronically remit payments of taxes and fees where the taxpayer paid tax in the prior state fiscal year in an amount greater than or equal to $20,000. Section 2 of Chapter 2022-151, L.O.F., amends s. 213.755(1), F.S., to lower this threshold amount from $20,000 to $5,000 effective January 1, 2023. In this rulemaking, Form DR-15SWN, Instructions for DR-15SW Solid Waste and Surcharge Return, is revised to notify taxpayers of the lowered threshold amount requiring taxpayers to file Form DR-15SW, Solid Waste and Surcharge Return, and pay the taxes, fees, and surcharges by electronic means. Form DR-15SWN is also revised for standard language updates and to provide clarifying language related to separately stating the lead-acid battery fee on invoices and registration requirements for motor vehicle rental companies, car-sharing services and peer-to-peer car-sharing programs.