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FIFTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2007-2008 Regular Session - April 08, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Dean Simpson, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. on April 8, 2008 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LENCZEWSKI, Ann (Chair)
WOLLSCHLAGER, Sandy (Vice-Chair)
ATKINS, Joe
BROD, Laura
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAVNIE, Jim
DELAFOREST, Chris
DEMMER, Randy
DILL, David
ERHARDT, Ron
JAROS, Mike
KOENEN, Lyle
KOHLS, Paul
LANNING, Morrie
LESCH, John
LIEBLING, Tina
MARQUART, Paul
MULLERY, Joe
PAULSEN, Erik
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIMPSON, Dean
SOLBERG, Loren
THAO, Cy
TILLBERRY, Tom
ZELLERS, Kurt

Members excused:

HILSTROM, Debra

A quorum was not present.

Before the committee was HF4096.

HF4096-Lenczewski-Alternative minimum taxable income modified to exclude charitable contributions made by nonitemizers.

The following person testified on HF4096: Jon Pratt, Minnesota Council of Non-Profits.

Before the committee was HF4162.

HF4162-Lenczewski-Partnership return, and refund claim time filing extended.

The following person testified on HF4162: John James, Former Commissioner of the Department of Revenue; Rick Walzer, Attorney, Minnesota Department of Revenue.

A quorum was present.

Representative Lenczewski moved HF4162 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Lenczewski moved amendment H4162A1 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF4162 was laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Lenczewski moved HF4096 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF4096 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Simpson moved HF3882 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

HF3882-Simpson- Lodging definition modified and standardized for lodging tax purposes.

Representative Simpson moved amendment H3882A1 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF3882: Dave Siegel, President, Minnesota Lodging Association; Rob Damm, President, CSM Lodging.

HF3882 was laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Marquart moved HF3599 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

Representative Marquart moved amendment A08-1597 (ATTACHED). THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people testified on HF3599: Mark Lofthus, Director of Business Development, Department of Employment and Economic Development; Wayne Wolden, Mayor, City of Wadena; Harold Stanislawski, Director, Economic Improvement Commission, City of Fergus Falls; Miles Seppelt, Development Director, City of Hutchinson; Steve Cook, Mayor, City of Hutchinson; Dan Dorman, Director, Economic Development Agency, City of Albert Lea; Chuck Johnson, Director, Economic Development Authority, City of Perham; Gail Leverson, Cass County Economic Development Corporation; Stan Gustafson, Director, Director of Economic Development, City of Cambridge; Duane Northagen, JOBZ Administrator, City of Hibbing; Dan McElroy, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development; Nina Manzi, House Research.

HF3599 was laid over as amended for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Tax Bill.

The committee adjourned at 1:24 P.M.


Representative Ann Lenczewski, Chair


Sasha Bergman, Committee Legislative Assistant
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03:30 - Gavel.
03:40 - HF4096 (Lenczewski) Alternative minimum taxable income modified to exclude charitable contributions made by nonitemizers.
06:33 - HF4162 (Lenczewski) Partnership return, and refund claim time filing extended.
51:35 - HF3882 (Simpson) Lodging definition modified and standardized for lodging tax purposes.
1:13:50 - HF3599 (Marquart) JOBZ provisions modified, reporting requirements and tax credit provided, tax benefits allowed, and terms defined.
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HF4096 (Lenczewski) Alternative minimum taxable income modified to exclude charitable contributions made by nonitemizers.
HF4162 (Lenczewski) Partnership return, and refund claim time filing extended
HF3882 (Simpson) Lodging definition modified and standardized for lodging tax purposes
HF3599 (Marquart) JOBZ program standard business subsidy agreement required