15-30-3315. Electronic partnership return required -- waiver -- rulemaking. (1) Subject to subsection (4), each year, a partnership with more than 100 partners shall transmit to the department, in an electronic format approved by the department, all partnership returns, along with the corresponding U.S. department of treasury schedules K-1 and all other related forms and schedules that are required to be attached.
(2) If a partnership fails to file a partnership return electronically in the manner required in subsection (1), the partnership is considered to have failed to file the return and is subject to a penalty pursuant to 15-30-3302(5)(d).
(3) A partnership has more than 100 partners if, over the course of the partnership's tax year, the partnership had more than 100 partners, regardless of whether a partner was a partner for the entire year or whether the partnership had over 100 partners on any particular day in the year.
(4) The department may waive the electronic filing if the partnership demonstrates that software that satisfies the conditions of this section is not readily available or that a hardship will result if it is required to file electronically. A partnership requesting a waiver shall file a written request at least 30 days prior to the date the electronic filing is due.
(5) The department may adopt rules to administer and enforce the provisions of this section.