Tax returns; electronic filing by certain tax preparers, employers, and dealers. (SB357)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Electronic filing of tax returns.  Requires (i) tax preparers who filed 50 or more individual income tax returns for taxable years that began on or after January 1, 2009, to file all income tax returns electronically in subsequent taxable years; (ii) employers who furnish 150 or more withholding statements to employees for calendar year 2010, or 50 or more such statements for any calendar year beginning on and after January 1, 2011, to file their annual report electronically; and (iii) every dealer who files consolidated sales tax returns for any taxable year beginning on and after July 1, 2010, to file his monthly returns electronically. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101373D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB357)
01/20/2010Reported from Finance with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Read second time
01/22/2010Reading of amendments waived
01/22/2010Committee amendments agreed to
01/22/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB357E
01/22/2010Printed as engrossed 10101373D-E
01/25/2010Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB357E)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Finance
02/16/2010Assigned Finance sub: #1
02/17/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/22/2010Reported from Finance (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Read second time
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB357ER)
03/01/2010Signed by Speaker
03/02/2010Impact statement from TAX (SB357ER)
03/02/2010Signed by President
03/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 151 (effective 7/1/10)
03/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0151)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1045.


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