Taxpayers; TAX and VEC to consider feasibility of filing tax reports and payments electronically. (HB538)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Unemployment insurance tax reports and payments; filing. Directs the Department of Taxation and the Virginia Employment Commission to consider the feasibility of permitting taxpayers to submit tax reports and payments electronically for both the Virginia Employment Commission and the Department of Taxation using a single sign-on. The Department and the Commission shall also consider the feasibility, merits, and costs of developing and implementing an identity management system or retaining a contractor to do so. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100135D
01/08/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
01/23/2018Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB538)
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/07/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106563D-H1
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106563D-H1
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB538H1
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Finance
02/19/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB538H1)
02/21/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2018Read third time
02/23/2018Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB538ER)
02/27/2018Impact statement from TAX (HB538ER)
02/27/2018Signed by Speaker
03/02/2018Signed by President
03/05/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 5, 2018
03/05/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/19/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 344 (effective 7/1/18)
03/19/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)