HB 129-FN - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 129-FN
SPONSORS: Rep. Myler, Merr. 10; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Rep. Porter, Hills. 1; Rep. Wallner, Merr. 10; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Gile, Merr. 27; Rep. Burton, Straf. 6; Rep. Horrigan, Straf. 6; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
71-C:2 Tax Expenditures Specified. Tax expenditures include, but may not be limited to, the community development finance authority investment tax credit as computed in RSA 162-L:10; the economic revitalization zone tax credit as computed in RSA 162-N:6; the research and development tax credit under RSA 77-A:5, XIII; the Coos county job creation tax credit under RSA 77-E:3-c; [the education tax credit as computed in RSA 77-G:4;] and the weighted apportionment factors under RSA 77-A:3, II(a).
I. On or before December 15 of every fiscal year the commissioner of the department of revenue administration shall certify in a report to the general court and the governor an analysis of each of the past fiscal year’s tax expenditures as identified in RSA 71-C:2, and other credits allowed under RSA 77, RSA 77-A, RSA 77-E, [RSA 77-G,] RSA 78, RSA 78-A, 78-B, RSA 82-A, RSA 83-E, RSA 84-A, RSA 84-C, and RSA 400-A.
II. The report shall be divided into the following parts:
(a) Tax expenditures as determined by the joint committee on tax expenditure review under RSA 71-C:3;
(b) Potential liabilities against the state’s revenues, specifically:
(1) Other credits allowed under RSA 77, RSA 77-A, RSA 77-E, [RSA 77-G,] RSA 78, RSA 78-A, RSA 78-B, RSA 82, RSA 82-A, RSA 83-E, RSA 84-A, RSA 84-C, and RSA 400-A against the business profits tax imposed by RSA 77-A; and
(2) Credit carryovers from overpaid taxes.
I. RSA 77-A:5, XV, relative to the education tax credit against the business profits tax.
II. RSA 77-E:3-d, relative to the education tax credit against the business enterprise tax.
III. RSA 77-G, relative to education tax credit.
HB 129-FN- FISCAL NOTE
FISCAL IMPACT: [ X ] State [ ] County [ ] Local [ ] None
Estimated Increase / (Decrease)
[ X ] General [ ] Education [ ] Highway [ ] Other
This bill repeals the Education Tax Credit Program (RSA 77-G). This program allows a tax credit to offset business profits tax, the business enterprise tax or both tax liabilities in the tax year in which an approved scholarship donation is made. The Education Tax Credit Program began January 1, 2013. Since that time the education tax credit used has been $20,000 in FY 2014, $115,000 in FY 2015 and $88,819 in FY 2016. The repeal of this program would eliminate the tax credit allowed against the business profits tax and the business enterprise tax resulting in an indeterminable increase in state general fund revenue.
Department of Revenue Administration
|Jan. 12, 2017||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 19, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 2, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 4, 2017||Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 17|
|Jan. 12, 2017||Public Hearing: 01/12/2017 02:15 PM LOB 207|
|Jan. 19, 2017||Executive Session: 01/19/2017 09:30 AM LOB 207|
|Feb. 2, 2017||Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 02/02/2017 (Vote 12-7; RC) HC 9 P. 7|
|Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass|
|Feb. 2, 2017||Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 205-154 02/02/2017 HJ 5 P. 9|