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THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


TAXES COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Davids, Chair of the Taxes Committee, started the meeting at 10:15 AM, on Thursday, March 1st, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
DAVIDS, Greg, Chair
MARQUART, Paul, 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
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:
MCDONALD, Joe, Vice Chair

Representative Davids officially called the meeting to order at 10:19 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved the minutes of Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2339 (Rosenthal) Charitable contributions tax credits provided, endow Minnesota program established, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Marquart moved HF2339 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Representative Marquart moved the HF2339A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Chris Fulton, Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation.
Steve Joul, Community Giving.
Jeremy Wells, The Saint Paul and Minnesota Community Foundations.
Rebecca Lucero, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Representative Marquart renewed his motion that HF2339, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

HF2296 (Metsa) Occupation taxes apportionment modified.

Representative Metsa moved HF2296 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Representative Metsa moved the HF2296A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Joe Henderson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Representative Metsa renewed his motion that HF2296, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

HF2833 (Drazkowski) Tip income subtraction allowed, and withholding requirements modified.

Representative Drazkowski moved HF2833 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Testifiers:
Zavier Bicott.
Dan McElroy, Minnesota Restaurant Association.
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Representative Drazkowski renewed his motion that HF2833 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

HF486 (Garofalo) Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed.

Representative Garofalo moved HF486 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Representative Garofalo moved the HF486A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Cory Parnell, CPA Boeckermann, Grafstrom, Mayer.
Amber Shimpa, Minnesota Medical Solutions.
Dave Sage, LeafLine Labs.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion that HF486, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 AM.


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Representative Greg Davids, Chair



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Timothy J. Smith, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF2339 (Rosenthal) - Charitable contributions tax credits provided, endow Minnesota program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2296 (Metsa) - Occupation taxes apportionment modified.
  • HF2833 (Drazkowski) - Tip income subtraction allowed, and withholding requirements modified.
  • HF486 (Garofalo) - Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed.
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00:35 - HF2339 (Rosenthal) Charitable contributions tax credits provided, Endow Minnesota program established, reports required, and money appropriated. 46:16 - HF2296 (Metsa) Occupation taxes apportionment modified. 55:30 - HF2833 (Drazkowski) Tip income subtraction allowed, and withholding requirements modified. 1:16:16 - HF486 (Garofalo) Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed. Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.