The bill creates the sales and use tax simplification task force (task force) made up of legislative members and state and local sales and use tax experts. The bill requires the task force to study sales and use tax simplification between the state and local governments, and in particular between the state and home rule jurisdictions. The task force is:
- Authorized to seek, accept, and expend gifts, grants, or donations from private or public sources in order to meet its goals;
- Subject to sunset review in 3 years; and
- Required to make an annual report to the legislative council that may or may not include recommendations for legislation.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)