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    12A-19.071Department of Revenue Electronic Database


    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., to the proposed amendments to Rule 12A-19.071, F.A.C., published in Vol. 39, No. 205, pp. 5262-5265, October 21, 2013, issue of the Florida Administrative Register that incorporate, by reference, updates to the User’s Guide for the Address/Jurisdiction Database. In response to comments provided by the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee the following changes to paragraph 12A-19.071(2)(b), F.A.C., and to the User’s Guide for the Address/Jurisdiction Database have been made:

    Paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of Rule 12A-19.071, F.A.C., so that, when adopted, that paragraph will read:

    (b) Local taxing jurisdictions must submit information requesting changes to the Address/Jurisdiction Database electronically following the on-line User’s Guide for the Address/Jurisdiction Database Address Change Requests (December 2013 October 4, 2009, hereby incorporated by reference, effective 01/14 06/10). Only local taxing jurisdictions that are registered users of the Department’s electronic change submission process can access the User’s Guide for the Address/Jurisdiction Database Address Change Requests. Authorized local jurisdiction contact persons may access the login screen for registered users at Local taxing jurisdictions that do not have access to computers with Internet access should contact the Department to request authorization to submit changes through alternative electronic media. The information must also be submitted on Form DR-700022, Notification of Jurisdiction Change for Local Communications Services and Local Insurance Premium Tax (incorporated by reference in Rule 12A-19.100, F.A.C.).

    The User’s Guide for the Address/Jurisdiction Database has been revised as follows:

    Page 22. The last paragraph of “Submitting a Request for Correction” to read: Department of Revenue employees requesting adjustments in SUNTAX may also submit a request; however, address overrides or corrections must be referred to Account Management.

    Page 22. The subtitle “Correction Request Form (DR-700025)” has been removed.

    Pages 23, 24, and 25. The title of each of the screenshots currently titled “Initiate Address Objection Form DR-700025” has been changed to “Initiate Address Objection.”

    Page 25. The screenshot “Initiate Address Objection” (new title) has been changed. The following statement has been removed: Please Note: We may contact you via email if we need any additional details regarding this objection.

    The section for FDOR employees has been revised, so that, when adopted, that section will read:

    FDOR Employees Only: Provide a copy of the following screenshots

    •       SUNTAX, Contract Object page to show “Distribution Stamp” area, County/JBP A/C field [COUNTY] (if
    •       Address Lookup using
    •       County Property Appraiser location search result using

    The section titled “What is competent evidence?” has been revised, so that, when adopted, that section will read:

    Competent Evidence. To object to the jurisdiction to which an address is assigned in the Department of Revenue’s Address/Jurisdiction Database, you must provide supporting evidence that the address is located within the jurisdiction indicated. For example, a copy of a property tax bill indicating the jurisdiction in which an address is located.