Military and Veterans Affairs
The proposed exemption would also carry over to the surviving spouse, if they co-own the property. Approved by the House Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Committee, the bill was referred to the House Taxes Committee.
Rukavina sponsored a similar bill last year. A fiscal note at that time showed there is an estimated 2,800 homeowners who would qualify for the exemption. Any gain to the General Fund because qualifying homeowners would no longer be eligible for a state property tax refund could be offset by a tax-shift resulting in an increase in state-paid property tax refunds to other homeowners.
- Lee Ann Schutz
Latest Session Daily stories
State budget surplus jumps by $832 million to almost $1.87 billion (2/27/2015 9:32:00 AM) Technical fix to 2009 law passes House (2/26/2015 5:47:47 PM) Could pre-registration help get young voters to the polls? (2/26/2015 5:25:00 PM) Stopgap funding bill that for now settles salary kerfuffle goes to the governor (2/26/2015 5:00:04 PM) House votes to ease requirements on plats, contracts for deed (2/26/2015 4:54:37 PM) New PCA oversight considered by environment committee (2/26/2015 4:37:00 PM) Old law about newborns needs new ideas to reach new moms, committee hears (2/26/2015 3:31:00 PM) Lawmakers feel way toward compromise on digital license plate readers (2/26/2015 1:50:00 PM) Six state employee labor agreements and compensation plans get committee OK (2/26/2015 9:35:00 AM) Agreement on deficiency/salary bill expected on House Floor Thursday (2/25/2015 7:54:00 PM) DHS, counties commit to fixing MNsure but commissioner says it'll take time (2/25/2015 5:52:56 PM)