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FORTY FIFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, March 24, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

TAX COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Paul Marquart, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual Tax Committee meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 24, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MARQUART, Paul CHAIR
LISLEGARD, Dave VC
DAVIDS, Greg Lead
AGBAJE, Esther
CARLSON, Andrew
DETTMER, Bob
GAROFALO, Pat
GOMEZ, Aisha
HER, Kaohly
HERTAUS, Jerry
HOWARD, Michael
MCDONALD, Joe
MILLER, Tim
MORTENSON, Erik
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
STEPHENSON, Zack
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Members excused:

MORAN, Rena

A quorum was present.

Representative McDonald moved the approval of the March 23, 2022 minutes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2675 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Direct shippers of wine regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor
gross receipt taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing
provided; data classification provided; and reports required.

Representative Youakim moved that HF 2675 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

Representative Youakim moved the H2675A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn presented HF 2675, as amended.

Providing testimony:

Joel Carlson, Minnesota Wine and Spirits Wholesale Association

The Chair laid over HF 2675, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

HF 3551 (Baker) Federal tax exclusion conformed to from restaurant revitalization grant
gross income.

Representative McDonald moved that HF3551 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

Representative Baker presented HF 3551.

Providing testimony:

Bill Collins, Owner/Operator, Camp Bar
Ben Wogsland, Hospitality Minnesota

The Chair laid over HF3551 for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

HF 3828 (Sandell) Taxation; gross income federal exclusion conformity provided for
employer student loan payment.

Representative Sandell moved that HF 3828 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

Representative Sandell moved the H3828A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Sandell presented HF 3828, as amended.

The Chair laid over HF 3828, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

HF 3564 (Robbins) Workforce training credit established.

Representative Robbins moved that HF 3564 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

Representative Robbins moved the H3564A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Robbins presented HF 3564, as amended.

Providing testimony:

John Reynolds, National Federation of Independent Businesses
Beth Kadoun, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

The Chair laid over HF 3564, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

HF 4042 (Lislegard) Iron Range education account established.

Representative Lislegard moved that HF 4042 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

Representative Lislegard moved the H4042DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lislegard presented HF 4042, as amended.

Providing testimony:

Anne Oelke, K-5 Principal, Ely Public Schools
Adrian Norman, Superintendent, Chisholm Public Schools
Kim McLaughlin, School Board Member, Hibbing Public Schools

The Chair laid over HF 4042, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Tax Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:21 P.M.














Representative Paul Marquart, Chair




Urszula Gryska,
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2675 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Direct shippers of wine regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipt taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing provided; data classification provided; and reports required.
  • HF3551 (Baker) - Federal tax exclusion conformed to from restaurant revitalization grant gross income.
  • HF3828 (Sandell) - Taxation; gross income federal exclusion conformity provided for employer student loan payment.
  • HF3564 (Robbins) - Workforce training credit established.
  • HF4042 (Lislegard) - Iron Range education account established.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:30 - HF2675 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Direct shippers of wine regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipt taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing provided; data classification provided; and reports required.
11:31 - HF3551 (Baker) Federal tax exclusion conformed to from restaurant revitalization grant gross income.
34:31 - HF3828 (Sandell) Taxation; gross income federal exclusion conformity provided for employer student loan payment.
40:12 - HF3564 (Robbins) Workforce training credit established.
59:41 - HF4042 (Lislegard) Iron Range education account established.
Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.


Approval of the Minutes from March 23rd, 2022
HF 2675 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Direct shippers of wine regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipt taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing provided; data classification provided; and reports required.
HF 3551 (Baker) Federal tax exclusion conformed to from restaurant revitalization grant gross income.
HF 3828 (Sandell) Taxation; gross income federal exclusion conformity provided for employer student loan payment.
HF 3564 (Robbins) Workforce training credit established.
HF 4042 (Lislegard) Iron Range education account established.

Additional Bills May Be Added

Public Viewing:
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Notes:
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