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SIXTEENTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:05 A.M. on, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not 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
LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCDONALD, Joe
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

LESCH, John
O’NEILL, Marion

Chair Marquart officially called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of February 19, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 587 (Lien) Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed

Representative Lien moved that HF 587 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Lien moved the H0587A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Amber Shimpa, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Medical Solutions
Cory M. Parnell, CEO, Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer LLC

Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 587, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1034 (Pryor) Refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses, professionals, and providers established

Representative Youakim moved that HF 1034 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Youakim moved the H1034A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:

Clare Sanford, Minnesota Child Care Association
Karen DeVos, Owner/Director of Little Learners Ada (child care provider) – Testimony presented by Phil Griffin
Cisa Keller, Think Small
Cyndi Cunningham, Cyndi's Daycare
Scott H. McMahon, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Nancy Jost, West Central Initiative
Elizabeth Bangert, Here We Grow Early Childhood Center
Sarah Strong-Belisle, Close Gaps by 5

Representative Youakim renewed her motion that HF 1034, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 A.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. HF 587 (Lien) Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed II. HF 1034 (Pryor) Refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses, professionals, and providers established III. HF 540 (Marquart) Taxpayers allowed to make certain elections for state tax filing purposes

Bills Added:
  • HF587 (Lien) - Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed.
  • HF1034 (Pryor) - Refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses, professionals, and providers established.
  • HF540 (Marquart) - Taxpayers allowed to make certain elections for state tax filing purposes.
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