Florida Proposed Rules

Rule Number:12E-1.014
Rule Title:Federal Offset Program; Passport Denial; Secretary of the Treasury Full Collection Services
Next Step:At the August 14, 2018 meeting, the Governor and Cabinet approved the Department's request to adopt this rule. The Department filed the rule for certification with the Department of State on August 28, 2018. The rule will be effective on September 17, 2018.

CS-EF36A - Notice of Decision of Informal Conference for Federal Offset or Passport Denial

Certification Package: August 28, 2018
JAPC Certification: August 28, 2018
Certification Letter to JAPC: August 21, 2018
Cabinet Meeting for Adoption:August 14, 2018
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Adoption:August 6, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 152, P. 3650)
Hearing Information:July 10, 2018
Package filed with JAPC:June 20, 2018
Notice of Proposed Rule: June 18, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 118, PP. 2806-2807)
Cabinet Meeting for Hearing:June 13, 2018
Notice of Public Meeting - Cabinet for Hearing:May 31, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 106, P. 2583)
Workshop Information:May 16, 2018
Draft Rule Language:May 2, 2018
Notice of Rule Development:May 2, 2018 (Vol. 44, No. 86, P. 2080)

Purpose:    The purpose of the proposed amendments to Rule 12E-1.014 F.A.C. (Internal Revenue Service Tax Refund Offset Program; Passport Denial; Internal Revenue Service Full Collection Services), is to update the criteria for certifying a parent who owes support for the Federal Offset and Passport Denial Programs; add information about offsetting federal payments other than income tax refunds; add a provision excluding retroactive support from offset in certain circumstances; add provisions for referring a potentially erroneous tax refund offset for review by the Internal Revenue Service; update the conditions for decertification from Passport Denial; add criteria for referring cases to the U.S. Department of the Treasury for full collection services; incorporate by reference form CS-EF36A, and update the name of the rule to more accurately reflect its contents.