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SEVENTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on January 25, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
DAVIDS, Gregory, Chair
MCDONALD, Joe, Vice Chair
MARQUART, Paul, Minority Lead
ANDERSON, Sarah
CARLSON SR., Lyndon
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DAVNIE, Jim
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
APPLEBAUM, Jon
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 10:22 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes of January 24, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF260 (O’Driscoll) Long-term care credit modified.

Representative Davids moved HF260 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifier:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF260 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF244 (Davids) Local board of appeals and equalization training waiver provided.

Representative Davids moved HF244 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Davids moved the H244A-2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF244, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF328 (Anderson) Active trade or business income maximum rate of 7.85 percent provided.

Representative Anderson moved HF328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Steve Wise, Cass Crew Machine
Gary Aiken, President, Tonka Financial
Deb McMillan, TwinWest Chamber of Commerce
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, United for Jobs Coalition
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business-Minnesota
Nan Madden, Director, Minnesota Budget Project, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
David Skilbred, Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:01 PM.








Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF260 (O'Driscoll) - Long-term care credit modified.
  • HF328 (Anderson) - Active trade or business income maximum rate of 7.85 percent provided.
  • HF244 (Davids) - Local board of appeals and equalization training waiver provided.
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00:23 - HF260 (O'Driscoll) Long-term care credit modified. 29:29 - HF244 (Davids) Local board of appeals and equalization training waiver provided. 39:35 - HF328 (Anderson, S.) Active trade or business income maximum rate of 7.85 percent provided. Runs 1 hour, 47 minutes.