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SB 509 - Reduces State Income Tax Rates - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (109-46) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that reduces state income tax rates.

Highlights:

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (23-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that reduces state income tax rates.

Highlights:

Project Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of SB 509. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (104-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the state income tax rate.

Highlights:
  • Reduces the top income tax rate from 6 percent to 5.5 percent by 0.1 percent annually, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits a reduction in the top income tax rate from being implemented if the net general revenue collected in the previous fiscal year does not exceed the highest amount of net general revenue collected in any of the 3 previous fiscal years by at least $150 million (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes an individual to deduct a percentage of his or her business income from his or her individual gross income by 5 percent annually to a maximum threshold of 25 percent, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits a percentage of business income from being subtracted if the net general revenue collected in the previous fiscal year does not exceed the highest amount of net general revenue collected in any of the 3 previous fiscal years by at least $150 million (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes the following tax deductions for residents with a Missouri adjusted gross income of less than $20,000 in all taxable years, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A): 
    • An additional tax deduction of $500 for an individual; and
    • An additional tax deduction of $500 for his or her spouse, provided his or her Missouri adjusted gross income is also less than $20,000. 
  • Requires the Director of the Department of Revenue to adjust the taxable income brackets for inflation, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the state income tax rate.

Highlights:
  • Reduces the top income tax rate from 6 percent to 5.5 percent by 0.1 percent annually, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits a reduction in the top income tax rate from being implemented if the net general revenue collected in the previous fiscal year does not exceed the highest amount of net general revenue collected in any of the 3 previous fiscal years by at least $150 million (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes an individual to deduct a percentage of his or her business income from his or her individual gross income by 5 percent annually to a maximum threshold of 25 percent, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits a percentage of business income from being subtracted if the net general revenue collected in the previous fiscal year does not exceed the highest amount of net general revenue collected in any of the 3 previous fiscal years by at least $150 million (Sec. A).
  • Authorizes the following tax deductions for residents with a Missouri adjusted gross income of less than $20,000 in all taxable years, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A): 
    • An additional tax deduction of $500 for an individual; and
    • An additional tax deduction of $500 for his or her spouse, provided his or her Missouri adjusted gross income is also less than $20,000. 
  • Requires the Director of the Department of Revenue to adjust the taxable income brackets for inflation, beginning January 1, 2017 (Sec. A). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reduces State Income Tax Rates

Sponsors

  • Will Kraus (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
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