One-Stop Business Portal Bill Signed Into Law

Senate Pro Tempore Mary Kay Papen

STATE News:

SANTA FE – Gov. Susana Martinez signed Senate Bill 9 March 6 to create a one-stop online portal for New Mexico businesses.

The bill is sponsored by Senate Pro Tempore Mary Kay Papen, D-Dona Ana and co-sponsored by Rep. Luciano Varela, D-Santa Fe.

This legislation provides for the development of a free, user-friendly, searchable and public website that will allow businesses to simplify their online transactions with state agencies.

According to the bill, the one-stop business portal, which is predicted to be in full operation by July 2017, will provide the capability to:

  • Access taxation information;
  • Make taxation filings and payments;
  • Access workers’ compensation information;
  • Access information related to business licensing requirements and associated filing and renewal deadlines;
  • Complete and submit applications for licenses, registrations and permits that are issued by state agencies and that are required for the transaction of business in New Mexico;
  • Complete and file documents that state agencies require for the transaction of business in New Mexico;
  • Make payments, including payments for application, license, registration, permit and filing fees; make payments made pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act that must be paid to state agencies;
  • Provide electronic communications with customer service representatives during regular business hours regarding the use of the one-stop business portal and the services offered through the one-stop business portal; and
  • Access the sunshine portal.

“I think that this one-stop business portal will be a tremendous help for current businesses operating in the state, as well as future businesses coming into New Mexico,” Papen said. “This will help our state in be more business-friendly, as well as attract, encourage and retain business. It will assure dealings with state agencies are taken care of efficiently and conveniently by creating one easy-to-use avenue. This step will lead to more job creation and economic stimulation, which we all know New Mexico is in need of and deserves.”

 

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