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FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Taxes

2017-2018 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-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 Wednesday, March 28th 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
MCDONALD, Joe, Vice Chair
MARQUART, Paul, Lead
ANDERSON, Sarah
APPLEBAUM, Jon
CARLSON SR., Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DETTMER, Bob
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
GAROFALO, Pat
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HERTAUS, Jerry
KNOBLACH, Jim
LESCH, John
LOEFFLER, Diane
PETERSBURG, John
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
KOZNICK, Jon
LOON, Jenifer
METSA, Jason
SLOCUM, Linda

HF3292 (Quam) Public and private health plan additional purchases exempted.

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

Representative Davids moved HF3292 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Testifiers:
Sarah Anderson, Senior Vice President, Home Care Delivered.
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Representative Davids renewed his motion that HF3292 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Representative Wills moved to orally amend the minutes of Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 by: strike “Maye Quade” insert “Davids”. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Davids moved the minutes of Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, as amended, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF3989 (McDonald) Corporate franchise rates reduced.

Representative McDonald moved HF3989 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Testifiers:
John Phelan, Center for the American Experiment.
Chris Conry, Take Action Minnesota.
Jeff Van Wychen, Tax Policy Fellow, North Star Policy Institute.
Nasro Abshir, Family First of Minnesota.
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership.
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.

Representative McDonald renewed his motion that HF3989 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

HF3934 (Wills) Military retirement pay subtraction expanded.

Representative Wills moved HF3934 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Testifiers:
Don Sinnwell.

Representative Wills moved the HF3934A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Wills renewed her motion that HF3934, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

HF4072 (Anderson, S.) Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established, tax credit for contributions provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Anderson moved HF4072 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

Testifiers:
Ryan Lunderby, VP & Project Planner, Dominium.
Joe Wheeler, Executive Director, Southeastern Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Katie Topinka, Legislative Director, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.
Rebecca Lucero, Public Policy Director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.
Paul Cumings, Tax Policy Manager, Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Representative Anderson renewed her motion that HF4072, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus tax bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:49 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:
  • HF3292 (Quam) - Public and private health plan additional purchases exempted.
  • HF3989 (McDonald) - Corporate franchise rates reduced.
  • HF3934 (Wills) - Military retirement pay subtraction expanded.
  • HF4072 (Anderson) - Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established, tax credit for contributions provided, and money appropriated.
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