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TWELFTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative McDonald, Vice Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on February 8, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
DAVIDS, Gregory, Chair
GAROFALO, Pat
LESCH, John
WILLS, Anna

Representative McDonald officially called the meeting to order at 10:28 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from February 7, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF270 (Franke) Military veterans jobs tax credit provided.

Representative Erickson moved HF270 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifier:
Trent Dilks, Legislative Director, Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota

Representative Erickson renewed her motion that HF270 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF503 (Hansen) Central Intelligence Agency retirees subtraction allowed.

Representative Loeffler moved HF503 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Carlson moved the H0503A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Phillip Schneider, former agent, Central Intelligence Agency

Representative Loeffler renewed her motion that HF503, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF735 (Peterson) Definition clarified of an individual eligible to receive credit for parents of stillborn children.

Representative Drazkowski moved HF735 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

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

Representative Drazkowski renewed his motion that HF735 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF615 (Anderson) Taxes conformed to federal section 179 allowances.

Representative Anderson moved HF615 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Paul Huot, Huot Manufacturing Company
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Nick Sinner, Resident CEO, Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Business-Minnesota

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF615 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:21 AM.







Representative Joe McDonald, Vice Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF270 (Franke) - Military veteran jobs tax credit provided.
  • HF503 (Hansen) - Central Intelligence Agency retirees subtraction allowed.
  • HF735 (Peterson) - Definition clarified of an individual eligible to receive credit for parents of stillborn children.
  • HF615 (Anderson) - Taxes conformed to federal section 179 allowances.
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