§337.22. Sales and use tax returns
A. The local collector shall furnish to all dealers, or make available to them, all necessary forms for filing returns, and instructions to insure full tax collection from dealers and an accounting for the taxes due; but failure of any dealer to secure these forms shall not relieve the dealer from the payment of the tax at the time in the manner provided by law.
B. Until the time provided for in Subsection C of this Section, the local collector shall be responsible for the design, preparation, and printing of the return.
C.(1) In addition to the authority granted to the Uniform Electronic Local Return and Remittance Advisory Committee as provided for in R.S. 47:337.23, the committee shall also design a standard, uniform, paper return to be used by the collectors of the sales and use tax of political subdivisions. It shall also include a space requiring that the state tax identification number be provided by the taxpayer.
(2)(a) Except as provided for in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, such return shall be utilized by all collectors beginning January first of the year following the year in which the uniform electronic local return and remittance system provided for in R.S. 47:337.23 becomes operative.
(b) Notwithstanding Subparagraph (a) of this Paragraph, a collector may deplete the inventory of the returns which is on hand before the date provided in that Subparagraph before he shall be required to use the returns provided for in this Paragraph.
D. Notwithstanding the provisions of this Section, the electronic return to be used with the uniform electronic local return and remittance system provided for in R.S. 47:337.23 shall be prepared in the manner provided for in that Section.
Acts 2003, No. 73, §1, eff. July 1, 2003.