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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 105 : VERMONT EMPLOYMENT GROWTH INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Subchapter 002 : Vermont Employment Growth Incentive Program

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 3341)
  • § 3341. Confidentiality of proprietary business information

    (a) The Vermont Economic Progress Council and the Department of Taxes shall use measures to protect proprietary financial information, including reporting information in an aggregate form.

    (b) Information and materials submitted by a business concerning its income taxes and other confidential financial information shall not be subject to public disclosure under the State's public records law in 1 V.S.A. chapter 5, but shall be available to the Joint Fiscal Office or its agent upon authorization of the Joint Fiscal Committee or a standing committee of the General Assembly, and shall also be available to the Auditor of Accounts in connection with the performance of duties under section 163 of this title; provided, however, that the Joint Fiscal Office or its agent and the Auditor of Accounts shall not disclose, directly or indirectly, to any person any proprietary business information or any information that would identify a business except in accordance with a judicial order or as otherwise specifically provided by law.

    (c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the publication of statistical information, rulings, determinations, reports, opinions, policies, or other information so long as the data are disclosed in a form that cannot identify or be associated with a particular business. (Added 2015, No. 157 (Adj. Sess.), § H.1, eff. Jan. 1, 2017.)