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SIXTEENTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:15 AM, on February 16, 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
ERICKSON, Sondra
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda

Members excused:
APPLEBAUM, Jon
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
METSA, Jason
WILLS, Anna

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 10:16 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from February 15, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF665 (Davids) Teacher expense credit allowed.

Representative Davids moved HF665 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF665 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.


HF255 (Anderson) K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increase, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.

Representative Anderson moved HF255 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF255 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF386 (Kresha) K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.

Representative Davids moved HF386 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Reynolds-Anthony Harris, Business Owners
Brandon Porter, Teacher, Cristo Rey High School
Schuyler Troy, Cristo Rey High School
Mesias Agudo, Parent
Elvia Agudo, Parent
Enriqueta Morales, Parent
Maria De La Luz, Parent
Mike Halloran, Assistant Athletics Director for Development, University of Minnesota
Don McNeil, Parent
Sarah McLaren, Parent
Tracey Fussy, Parent
Maria Geigle, Parent
Karen Scheibe Eliason, Parent
Maria Le, 3rd Grade Teacher, Roseville Central Park Elementary
Cathy Nathan, Board of Directors, Minnesota Parent Teacher Association
Anna Gimberline, Lakeville Public Schools
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metro School Districts
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Grace Keliher, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota School Boards Association
Greg King, GRIP Isaiah, Parent
Nancy Ledesma, GRIP Isaiah
Steve Larson, Public Policy Director, Arc Minnesota
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF386 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 PM.







Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF386 (Kresha) - K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.
  • HF255 (Anderson) - K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
  • HF387 (Knoblach) - K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tuition, subtraction and credit amounts increased, income phaseout increased, and credit adjusted for inflation.
  • HF665 (Davids) - Teacher expense credit allowed.
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01:05 - HF665 (Davids) Teacher expense credit allowed. 02:36 - HF255 (Anderson, S.) K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation. 07:27 - HF386 (Kresha) K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition. Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.