Bill Text - HB1171 (2014)

Relative to eligibility for the veterans' property tax credit.


Revision: June 15, 2014, midnight

HB 1171 – AS INTRODUCED

2014 SESSION

14-2007

10/03

HOUSE BILL 1171

AN ACT relative to eligibility for the veterans’ property tax credit.

SPONSORS: Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills 28

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

ANALYSIS

This bill allows for residents who are in active service in the armed forces to receive the veterans’ property tax credit.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

14-2007

10/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fourteen

AN ACT relative to eligibility for the veterans’ property tax credit.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Property Taxation; Standard and Optional Veterans' Tax Credit; Active Service. Amend RSA?72:28, IV(a) to read as follows:

(a)(1) Every resident of this state who:

(A) Served not less than 90 days in the armed forces of the United States in any qualifying war or armed conflict listed in this section and was honorably discharged or an officer honorably separated from service[;], or the spouse or surviving spouse of such resident[,].

(B) Is in active service in the armed forces and has been for a period of at least 4 years as shown by a statement of service, provided the resident has served not less than 90 days in the armed forces of the United States in any qualifying war or armed conflict listed in this section. Upon separation from service, an eligible resident may continue receiving the credit under this section upon showing that he or she was honorably discharged or an officer honorably separated from service.

(2) [provided that] Title 10 training for active duty by a member of a national guard or reserve shall be included as service under this subparagraph;

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect April 1, 2014.

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