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THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING - Taxes

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FOURTH 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, Wednesday, April 3, 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
O’NEILL, Marion
PETERSBURG, John
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

MCDONALD, Joe

Representative Carlson moved that the minutes of April 2, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2749 (Huot) Past military service tax credit phaseout threshold increased

Representative Lislegard Moved HF 2749 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Huot presented HF 2749.

Representative Lislegard renewed his motion that HF 2749 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 2759 (Lesch) Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed

Representative Lesch moved HF 2759 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

Joel Carlson, Minnesota Wine and Spirit Wholesalers Association
Joe Bagnoli, MLBA/MMBA

Representative Lesch renewed his motion that HF 2759 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

HF 2557 (Gomez) Estate tax; top bracket in rate structure added

Representative Gomez moved HF 2557 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifiers:

John Phelan, Center for the American Experiment
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Max Hall, AFSCME Council 5
Cynthia Templin, House Fiscal Staff

Representative Gomez renewed her motion that HF 2557 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 2749 (Huot) Past military service tax credit phaseout threshold increased II. HF 2759 (Lesch) Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed III. HF 2557 (Gomez) Estate tax; top bracket in rate structure added

Bills Added:
  • HF2749 (Huot) - Past military service tax credit phaseout threshold increased.
  • HF2759 (Lesch) - Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing provided and reports required; data classification provided; and bootlegging prohibited.
  • HF2557 (Gomez) - Estate tax; top bracket in rate structure added.
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