Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Provide transcription service for the Department, and to make a verbatim record of
proceedings before the Commissioner, Director, or designate hearing officer, including the
taking of depositions.
2. The selected Court Reporter must provide the Department with an electronic transcript in .pdf
format by email, one paper original to the court, and one paper copy to the transcript requestor,
upon full payment of transcription services.
3. The selected Court Reporter must be able and willing to take all measures necessary to respect
and preserve the confidentiality of taxpayer information that is contained on the hearing
recording and transcript.
4. The standard delivery time of transcripts shall be two weeks, with the exception of expedited
delivery, which shall be seven days from the date of the hearing.