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EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 26, 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
LESCH, John
LIEN, Ben
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCDONALD, Joe
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

XIONG, Tou

Chair Marquart officially called the meeting to order at 8:02 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Lislegard moved that the minutes of February 21, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

On February 22, 2019, Chair Marquart referred the following bills to the Property and Local Tax Division.


HF 392 (Anderson) Sauk Centre; local sales and use tax authorized
HF 1411 (Baker) Agricultural land definition modified to include hydroponic production.
HF 1426 (Cantrell) Senior citizens' property tax deferral program expanded to terminally ill homeowners.
HF 1427 (Baker) Willmar authorized to impose local sale and use tax and excise tax for projects
HF 1430 (Torkelson) Agricultural riparian buffer credit established, and money appropriated.
HF 1434 (Vang) Local government aid; city aid appropriation increased.
HF 1436 (Murphy) Providing 2017 city aid penalty forgiveness to the city of Flensburg.
HF 1456 (Sundin) Scanlon authorized to impose local option sales and use tax.
HF 1458 (Sandstede) Local government aid; city aid formula sparsity factor modified
HF 1467 (Davids) Property tax refund income definition modified.
HF 1468 (Davids) State agricultural society outstanding debt allowed maximum increased, and state fair purposes debt issuance authority sunset repealed.
HF 1483 (Nelson) Cambridge authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects.
HF 1485 (Hamilton) Worthington authorized to impose local sales and use tax and excise tax for specified projects.
HF 1498 (Anderson) Glenwood authorized to impose local sales and use tax for specified projects.
HF 1528 (Ecklund) Local government aid; acquired natural resources land reappraisal timeline modified, and counties held harmless for land valuation reductions.
HF 1550 (Becker-Finn) Extending the amount of time the city of Roseville may expend increment captured within the hazardous substance subdistrict.

HF 1356 (O’Neil) Providing a construction exemption for a fire station in the city of Monticello

Representative Erickson moved that HF 1356 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Erickson rescinded her motion.

Representative O’Neill moved HF 1356 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Jeff O’Neill, Monticello City Administrator
Mike Mossey, Monticello Fire Chief

Representative O’Neill renewed her motion that HF 1356 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.


HF 1357 (Schultz) Exempting car-sharing services from the special tax and fee on short-term motor vehicle rentals

Representative Schultz moved HF 1357 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Paul Schroeder, HourCar
Will Schroeer, East Metro Strong
Todd Hill, Enterprise
McKenzie Spalding, Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Representative Schultz renewed her motion that HF 1357 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 1073 (Davnie) Education instructional materials exemption modified

Representative Lien moved HF 1073 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Davnie presented the bill.

Testifiers:

Cari Pelava, CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic
Joanna Bayers, Department of Revenue

Representative Lien renewed his motion that HF 1073 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:37 A.M.









Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. HF 1357 (Schultz) Exempting car-sharing services from the special tax and fee on short-term motor vehicle rentals II. HF 1073 (Davnie) Education instructional materials exemption modified III. HF 1083 (Petersburg) Clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions IV. HF 1356 (O’Neil) Providing a construction exemption for a fire station in the city of Monticello

Bills Added:
  • HF1357 (Schultz) - Car-sharing services exempted from special tax and fee on short-term motor vehicle rentals.
  • HF1073 (Davnie) - Education instructional materials exemption modified.
  • HF1083 (Petersburg) - Nonprofit tickets or admission exemption clarified.
  • HF1356 (O'Neill) - Monticello; fire station construction exemption provided.
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04:19 - HF1356 (O’Neil) Monticello fire station construction exemption provided. 21:51 - HF1357 (Schultz) Car-sharing services exempted from special tax and feed on short-term motor vehicle rentals. 1:20:01 - HF1073 (Davnie) Education instructional materials exemption modified. Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.