10-45C-3. Authority to enter into agreement--Authority to implement--Promulgation of rules--Representatives.

The Department of Revenue is authorized and directed to enter into the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement with one or more states to simplify and modernize sales and use tax administration in order to substantially reduce the burden of tax compliance for all sellers and for all types of commerce. In furtherance of the agreement, the Department of Revenue is authorized to act jointly with other states that are members of the agreement to establish standards for certification of a certified service provider and certified automated system and establish performance standards for multistate sellers.

The Department of Revenue is further authorized to take other actions reasonably required to implement the provisions set forth in this chapter. Other actions authorized by this chapter include, but are not limited to, the adoption of rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 consistent with the Department of Revenue's rule-making authority in §§ 10-45-47.1 and 10-46-35.1 and the joint procurement, with other member states, of goods and services in furtherance of the cooperative agreement.

The secretary of revenue or the secretary's designee and three legislators are authorized to represent this state before the other states that are signatories to the agreement. The Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council shall appoint the legislators to represent this state.

Source: SL 2002, ch 64, § 3; SL 2003, ch 272 (Ex. Ord. 03-1), § 82; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 161, eff. Apr. 12, 2011; SL 2023, ch 33, § 1.