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File #: O-21-77   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 9/8/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending Article 20 Of Chapter 13 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque (The "Albuquerque Tax Preparer And Consumer Rights Ordinance") Regarding Requirements For Tax Preparation Services (Davis, by request)
Attachments: 1. O-77
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-21-77 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Pat Davis, by request


ORDINANCE
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Amending Article 20 Of Chapter 13 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque (The "Albuquerque Tax Preparer And Consumer Rights Ordinance") Regarding Requirements For Tax Preparation Services (Davis, by request)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. SECTIONS 13-20-1-1 THROUGH 13-20-1-13 ARE HEREBY AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
PART 1. TAX PREPARERS AND CONSUMER RIGHTS
? 13-20-1-1 FINDINGS AND INTENT.
A. The City Council finds that, to better protect the public health, safety, and welfare of Albuquerque residents, it is in the public interest to address local issues of unfair, deceptive, and unconscionable trade practices in the conduct and provision of personal income tax preparation services in the City.
B. The purpose of this Part is to ensure that paid tax preparers provide advice and assistance to taxpayers in a competent and ethical manner, and to protect taxpayers as consumers when purchasing tax preparation services.
C. Through this Part, the City Council intends to protect the general public in the City from unfair, deceptive, and unconscionable trade practices in the conduct and provision of personal income tax preparation services and to regulate those businesses and individuals conducting personal income tax preparation services in the City.
D. The Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consumer Rights Ordinance is enacted pursuant to the general welfare and police powers of the City of Albuquerque.
? 13-20-1-2 SHORT TITLE.
This Part shall be referred to as the "Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consumer Rights Ordinance" and will sometimes be referred to herein as "this Part."
? 13-20-1-3 DEFINITIONS.
For purposes of the Albuquerque Tax Preparer and Consumer Rights Ordinance, the following terms shall have the stated meani...

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