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TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 10:40 AM, on March 14, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
DAVIDS, Gregory, Chair
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
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
KOZNICK, Jon
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
PETERSBURG, John
WILLS, Anna

Members excused:
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda

HF1086 (Anderson) Mortgage insurance premiums and discharges of qualified principal residence indebtedness subtractions allowed.

Representative Anderson moved HF1086 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Anderson moved the H1086A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Paul Eger, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Minnesota Realtors

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF1086, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1235 (Kresha) Investment in rural jobs tax credit created.

Representative Davids moved HF1235 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1235 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1354 (Swedzinski) Unused section 179 and bonus depreciation subtraction carryover allowed.

Representative Davids moved HF1354 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1354 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF608 (Pierson) Agricultural asset sale or rental to beginning farmers income tax credit provided, credit for beginning farmer financial management programs provided, and Rural Finance Authority duties established.

Representative Davids moved HF608 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Eric Sannerud, Central Minnesota Young Farmers Coalition
Matthew Fitzgerald, Central Minnesota Young Farmers Coalition
Julie Arnold, Land Stewardship Project

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF608 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1020 (Hamilton) Refundable workforce housing tax credit established, and reports required.

Representative Davids moved HF1020 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H1020DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Craig Clark, City Administrator, City of Austin
Dan Dorman, Greater Minnesota Partnership
Brian Holmer, Mayor, City of Thief River Falls

Representative McDonald assumed the gavel at 11:23 AM.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1020, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1088 (Hamilton) Disabled accessibility home modification refundable credit provided.

Representative McDonald moved HF1088 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Garofalo moved the H1088A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Dan Endreson, Senior Manager of Advocacy, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Representative McDonald renewed his motion that HF1088, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids re-assumed the gavel at 11:44 AM.

HF1303 (Albright) New markets tax credit program established, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Davids moved HF1303 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the H1303A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
Julia Nelmark, Director of New Markets Tax Credit Program, Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1303, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1952 (Gruenhagen) Railroad crossing related expenditures tax credit allowed.

Representative Gruenhagen moved HF1952 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Gruenhagen moved the H1952A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier:
John Apitz, Minnesota Regional Railroads Association

Representative Gruenhagen renewed his motion that HF1952, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1499 (Loon) Dependent care credit expanded.

Representative Loon moved HF1499 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Joe Piket, Minnesota Child Care Association
Nan Madden, Director, Minnesota Budget Project, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Representative Loon renewed her motion that HF1499 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:06 PM.






Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF608 (House author not found.) - Agricultural asset sale or rental to beginning farmers income tax credit provided, credit for beginning farmer financial management programs provided, and Rural Finance Authority duties established.
  • HF1020 (Hamilton) - Refundable workforce housing tax credit established, and reports required.
  • HF1088 (Hamilton) - Disabled accessibility home modification refundable credit provided.
  • HF1235 (Kresha) - Investment in rural jobs tax credit created.
  • HF1303 (Albright) - New markets tax credit program established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1952 (Gruenhagen) - Railroad crossing related expenditures tax credit allowed.
  • HF1354 (Swedzinski) - Unused section 179 and bonus depreciation subtraction carryover allowed.
  • HF1086 (Anderson) - Mortgage insurance premiums and discharges of qualified principal residence indebtedness subtractions allowed.
  • HF1499 (Loon) - Dependent care credit expanded.
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01:21 - HF1086 (Anderson, S.) Mortgage insurance premiums and discharges of qualified principal residence indebtedness subtractions allowed. 07:29 - HF1235 (Kresha) Investment in rural jobs tax credit created. 11:24 - HF1354 (Swedzinski) Unused section 179 and bonus depreciation subtraction carryover allowed. 13:03 - HF608 (Pierson) Agricultural asset sale or rental to beginning farmers income tax credit provided, credit for beginning farmer financial management programs provided, and Rural Finance Authority duties established. 35:50 - HF1020 (Hamilton) Refundable workforce housing tax credit established, and reports required. 53:10 - HF1088 (Hamilton) Disabled accessibility home modification refundable credit provided. 1:04:33 - HF1303 (Albright) New markets tax credit program established, report required, and money appropriated. 1:08:38 - HF1952 (Gruenhagen) Railroad crossing related expenditures tax credit allowed. 1:16:33 - HF1499 (Loon) Dependent care credit expanded. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.