2022 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Authorize Study for New Tax Operating System (language only)

Item 273 #1h

Item 273 #1h

Department of Taxation


Page 272, after line 41, insert:

"D.1. The Department of Taxation shall conduct an assessment of the agency's Integrated Revenue Management System (IRMS). Specifically, the assessment shall include: an overview of IRMS and the role of each system and application; functionality requested by internal and external stakeholders, a blueprint of current functionality and gap analysis for each functional area; impact of any gaps or limitations on the agency's internal and external stakeholders; current system architecture and platform challenges and impact with the current technology state; impact of security limitations and risks; issues supporting the infrastructure including staff support; and a catalog of existing and future maintenance requirements.

2. Based on the findings from this assessment, the department shall develop guiding principles and potential options for addressing any identified shortcomings in IRMS including but not limited to refactoring and replacement. This portion of the assessment will address the department's goals and objectives for going forward with a potential modernization methodology and approach; benefits of modernization to the agency and stakeholders; a roadmap, and the project management and governance required to support any modernization effort.

3. The assessment shall include a cost and benefit analysis between the current and potential future state as well as the status of integrated tax solutions in other states. The department shall report its findings to the Chairs of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee no later than December 16, 2022."


(This amendment provides language directing the Department of Taxation to conduct an assessment of its existing operating system, the Integrated Revenue Management System (IRMS) and to report its findings by December 16, 2022.)