The Department of Revenue has submitted a new proposed rule to the Iowa Legislature, available for public comment through December 8, 2020. See notice below for details:
- Collection of Court Debt
This proposed rule making is intended to implement statutory changes to the collection of court debt. Specifically, this rule making sets forth the Department’s imposition of a fee to reflect the cost of processing for the collection of court debt under Iowa Code section 602.8107(3) as amended by 2020 Iowa Acts, Senate File 457, division XIV.
The Department previously submitted the following proposed rules to the Iowa Legislature. The following rules have been adopted and filed, effective December 23, 2020.
- Local Assessors
This rule making implements statutory changes to the regulation of local assessors, addressing the following: 1) statutory changes prohibiting an appointee selected by the conference board from assuming the office of city/county assessor until the appointment is confirmed by the Director of Revenue; 2) a new statutory requirement prohibiting assessors/deputy assessors from assessing a property if the assessor/deputy assessor or a member of their immediate family owns the property, has a financial interest in the property, or has a financial interest in the entity that owns the property; and 3) a new statutory requirement that a conference board obtain city or county attorney approval prior to employing special counsel to assist the city legal department or county attorney.
- Transmittal of Declaration of Value Forms
This rule making made an amendment related to the transmittal of declaration of value forms following an amendment to Iowa Code section 428A.1 made in 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2641.
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