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FIFTEENTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul, (Chair)
LISLEGARD, Dave (Vice-Chair)
DAVIDS, Greg, Lead
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BRAND, Jeff
CARLSON, Lyndon
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
GOMEZ, Aisha
LESCH, John
LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCDONALD, Joe
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of February 14, 2019 be adopted.

Representative Becker-Finn moved to correct the day in the minutes from Tuesday to Thursday.

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that the minutes of February 14, 2019, as corrected, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 869 (Wolgamott) Exemption from June accelerated sales tax payment for vendors of construction materials

Representative Schultz moved that HF 869 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

John Pederson, AmCon Block
Dave Olson, CPA

Representative Schultz renewed her motion that HF 869 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 468 (Grossell) Nonprofit arena board and construction of certain community arena exemption provided

Representative Swedzinski moved that HF 468 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Swedzinski moved the H0468A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Mike Schulz - Lake of the Woods International Arena Board
Tim Lyon, Lake of the Woods Schools
Jon Waibel - Lake of the Woods County Commissioner

Representative Swadzinski renewed his motion that HF 468, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 404 (Koegel) Requiring the commissioner to publish applicable rates by nine digit zip code

Representative Youakim moved that HF 404 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Dave Olson, CPA
Joanna Bayers, Department of Revenue

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 404 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 778 (Swedzinski) Allow sales tax exemption for farm machinery to apply to grain bins

Representative Swedzinski moved that HF 778 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Amber Hanson Glaeser, MN Farm Bureau

Representative Swedzinski renewed his motion that HF 778 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 A.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. HF 869 (Wolgamott) Exemption from June accelerated sales tax payment for vendors of construction materials II. HF 468 (Grossell) Nonprofit arena board and construction of certain community arena exemption provided III. HF 404 (Koegel) Requiring the commissioner to publish applicable rates by nine digit zip code IV. HF 778 (Swedzinski) Allow sales tax exemption for farm machinery to apply to grain bins

Bills Added:
  • HF869 (Wolgamott) - Vendors excluded from remitting June sales tax collections on an accelerated basis.
  • HF468 (Grossell) - Nonprofit arena board and construction of certain community arena exemption provided.
  • HF404 (Koegel) - Commissioner of Revenue required to publish sale rates by nine-digit zip code.
  • HF778 (Swedzinski) - Farm machinery definition modified to include grain bins.
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