12010100 - Department of Revenue

Account Description FY2013
1201-0100 Department of Revenue
For the operation of the department of revenue, including tax collection administration, audits of certain foreign corporations and the division of local services; provided, that the department may allocate funds to the office of the attorney general for the tax prosecution unit; provided further, that the department may charge the expenses for computer services, including the costs of personnel and other support costs provided to the child support enforcement unit, from this item to item 1201-0160, consistent with the costs attributable to said unit; provided further, that the department shall provide to the general court access to the municipal data bank; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis, beginning not earlier than December 1 and ending not later than November 30; provided further, that the department may expend up to $400,000 to enhance the criminal investigation unit; provided further, that the department, in consultation with the office of the state comptroller and the Massachusetts Municipal Association, shall report to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 3, 2014 on the feasibility of assisting municipalities in the collection of delinquent taxes; provided further, that the report shall include, but not be limited to: (i) recommendations for necessary statutory changes to allow the department to collect delinquent property taxes; (ii) identifying technical difficulties in coordinating property tax and department data sets; (iii) recommendations for a pilot program in which municipalities would work with the department to improve municipal collections; and (iv) resource requirements for the proposed pilot program; and provided further, that seasonal positions funded by this account shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 10 months within a 12-month period
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