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TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

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


Taxes Committee

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, began the meeting at 1:00 PM, on March 20, 2017, in Room 5 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
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

Members excused:
APPLEBAUM, Jon
METSA, Jason

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 1:17 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes from March 16, 2017 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1336 (Petersburg) Special fuels for off-road uses exempted.

Representative Davids moved HF1336 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1336 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1902 (Marquart) Nonprofit exemptions expanded.

Representative Marquart moved HF1902 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifier:
Stu Omberg, CEO, Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center

Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF1902 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1226 (Davids) Tax provisions policy, technical, and clarifying changes made.

Representative Davids moved HF1226 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the A17-0254 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue
Margaret Reisdorf, Sales and Use Tax Attorney, Department of Revenue
Mark Pederson, Department of Revenue
John O’Mahoney, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Susan Berry, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Kyle Gustafson, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Cecilia Morrow, Department of Revenue
Joan Tujetsch, Department of Revenue
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Michael Stalberger, Minnesota Association of County Officers
Matt Hilgart, Association of Minnesota Counties
Tom May, Minnesota Association of Assessing Officers

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1226, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1228 (Davids) Taxation provisions technical and clarifying changes made.

Representative Davids moved HF1228 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue
John O’Mahoney, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Kyle Gustafson, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Susan Berry, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Mark Pederson, Department of Revenue
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Joel Carlson, Travel Tech
Shane Rudlang, Bloomington Port Authority

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1228 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF1227 (Davids) Taxation policy changes made.

Representative Davids moved HF1227 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davids moved the A17-0255 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Department of Revenue
John O’Mahoney, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Kyle Gustafson, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Susan Berry, Attorney, Department of Revenue
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Michael Stalberger, Minnesota Association of County Officers
Keith Carlson, Minnesota-Inter County Association

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF1227, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:13 PM.




Representative Gregory M. Davids, Chair




Kelly S. Winsor, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF1336 (Petersburg) - Special fuels for off-road uses exempted.
  • HF1902 (Marquart) - Nonprofit exemptions expanded.
  • HF1226 (Davids) - Omnibus bonding bill.
  • HF1227 (Davids) - Corporate franchise taxes, property taxes, local government aids, sales and use taxes, special taxes, paid preparers, and other taxes and tax provisions changed.
  • HF1228 (Davids) - Taxation provisions technical and clarifying changes made.
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HF1336 (Petersburg) Special fuels for off-road uses exempted. 01:49 - HF1902 (Marquart) Nonprofit exemptions expanded. 09:23 - HF1226 (Davids) Tax provisions policy, technical, and clarifying changes made. 1:18:55 - HF1228 (Davids) Taxation provisions technical and clarifying changes made. 1:53:04 - HF1227 (Davids) Taxation policy changes made. Runs 2 hours, 12 minutes.