(a) A state agency which has adopted rules requiring
EFT payments pursuant to Government Code, §404.095(c) and §15.1(d)
of this title (relating to Applicability and Additional Information)
shall notify each person to whom the rules apply. The notice shall
include the information set out in §15.22(b) of this title (relating
to State Agency Applicability Determination and Notification Procedures)
and shall be provided at least 60 days before the first payment is
due, but not later than November 1 of each year.
(b) All persons to whom state agency rules apply shall
be required to electronically transfer payments to the state agency
beginning on the date set forth in the notification and thereafter
until said person is no longer subject to the state agency's rules.
(c) A state agency may not require a person to electronically
transfer a protested tax payment, however, a person may choose to
pay such payments voluntarily as set out in §15.8 of this title
(relating to Voluntary Payments by Electronic Funds Transfer).
(d) For additional information on state agency rules
and payment instructions, consult the state agency in question and
the comptroller's website at: http://www.window.state.tx.us/treasops/texnet/.
Source Note: The provisions of this §15.21 adopted to be effective May 2, 2013, 38 TexReg 2641