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### HB 2636 - Flat Income Tax - Key Vote

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##### Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) - March 15, 2011

##### Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (40-18) - March 14, 2011(Key vote)

**Title**: Flat Income Tax

**Vote Smart's Synopsis:**

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a flat income tax.

**Highlights:**

- Specifies that for taxable years after December 31, 2012, through December 31, 2013, the following tax rates are applied (Sec. 1):
- For a married couple filing a joint return, or a single person who is the head of a household:
- If the taxable income is between $0 and $20,000, then the tax is 2.08 percent of the taxable income;
- If the taxable income is between $20,001 and $50,000, then the tax is $416 plus 2.25 percent of the excess over $20,000;
- If the taxable income is between $50,001 and $100,000, then the tax is $1,091 plus 2.57 percent of the excess over $50,000;
- If the taxable income is between $100,001 and $300,000, then the tax is $2,376 plus 3.65 percent of the excess over $100,000; and
- If the taxable income is over $300,000, then the tax is $9,676 plus 3.85 percent of the excess over $300,000.

- Specifies that for taxable years after December 31, 2013, through December 31, 2014, the following tax rates are applied (Sec. 1):
- For a single person or a married person filing separately:
- If the taxable income is between $0 and $25,000, then the tax is 2.08 percent of the taxable income;
- If the taxable income is between $25,001 and $50,000, then the tax is $520 plus 2.25 percent of the excess over $25,000;
- If the taxable income is between $50,001 and $150,000, then the tax is $1,082 plus 2.60 percent of the excess over $50,000; and
- If the taxable income is over $150,001, then the tax is $3,682 plus 2.95 percent of the excess over $150,000.
- For a married couple filing a joint return, or a single person who is the head of a household:
- If the taxable income is between $0 and $50,000, then the tax is 2.08 percent of the taxable income;
- If the taxable income is between $50,001 and $100,000, then the tax is $1,040 plus 2.25 percent of the excess over $50,000;
- If the taxable income is between $100,001 and $300,000, then the tax is $2,165 plus 2.60 percent of the excess over $100,000; and
- If the taxable income is over $300,001, then the tax is $7,365 plus 2.95 percent of the excess over $300,000.

- For taxable years after 2014, the tax is $2.08 percent of taxable income (Sec. 1).

##### Legislation - Introduced (House) - Feb. 9, 2011

**Title**: Flat Income Tax

#### Sponsors

- Cecil P. Ash (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Steve Court (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- David Gowan Sr. (AZ - R)
- John Kavanagh (AZ - R)
- Javan 'J.D.' Mesnard (AZ - R)
- Steve Montenegro (AZ - R)
- Carl Seel (AZ - R)
- Vic Williams (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

#### Co-sponsors

- Frank R. Antenori (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Judy Burges (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Heather Carter (AZ - R)
- Karen Fann (AZ - R)
- John Fillmore (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Thomas Forese (AZ - R)
- Jack W. Harper (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Russell L. 'Russ' Jones (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Peggy Suzanne Judd (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Justin Olson (AZ - R)
- Frank Pratt (AZ - R)
- Terri Proud (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- David W. Stevens (AZ - R)
- Andrew M. 'Andy' Tobin Sr. (AZ - R)
- Michelle Ugenti (AZ - R)
- Steve Urie (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
- Ted Vogt (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)