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Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number:12A-1.032
Rule Title:Computers and Related Systems
Next Step:A hearing will be held, if requested in writing, at 11:00 a.m. on July 7, 2021, in Building 1, Room 1220, 2450 Shumard Oak Boulevard in Tallahassee. An agenda and materials for the hearing are available below.

Hearing Information:July 7, 2021
Package Filed with JAPC:June 16, 2021
Notice of Proposed Rule:June 16, 2021 (Vol. 47, No. 116, pp. 2743-2756)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:June 15, 2021
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:June 8, 2021 (Vol. 47, No. 110, pp. 2628-2629)
Workshop Information:May 19, 2021
Draft Rule Language:May 19, 2021
Notice of Rule Development:May 5, 2021(Vol. 47, No. 87, pp. 2047-2049)

Purpose:    The purpose of the proposed substantial rewording of Rule 12A-1.032, F.A.C., is to: (1) change the rule title to "Computer Software"; (2) continue to provide when modified or altered software developed as requested and specified by the customer is not subject to tax; and (3) remove unnecessary definitions and provisions for the taxability of the sale, rental, or time-share of tangible personal property related to computers and components, and to non-taxable charges for professional services using computers and related items to perform such service.