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HF 885 - Tax Law Amendments - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (85-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to increase personal income taxes and alcoholic beverage taxes, and to establish a surtax on credit interest, and appropriate State funds for tax collection.

Highlights:
-Increases ceilings for taxable net income and creates a fourth tax bracket in the following areas: 9 percent for married taxpayers making $250,000 a year and higher; 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers making $141,250 and higher; and 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers who claim head-of-household making $212,500 higher (Sec. 1). -Requires that credit card companies and other businesses that charge interest on loans and credit transactions to pay a surtax on each transaction, as well as a surtax of 30 percent on all interest collected annually (Sec. 3). -Increases the tax on liquor retailer receipts from 2.5 percent to 5 percent (Sec. 4). -Increases individual excise taxes on certain types of alcoholic beverages, including liqueurs, wine, and cider (Sec. 5). -Creates accounts for E-12 Education, Nursing Home and Long Term Care, and Hospitals within the General Fund and allocates $986 million in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2010-2011 biennium and $1 billion in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2012-2013 biennium (Sec. 7, 8). -Appropriates $1.19 million in the first year and $2.35 million in the second year to the commissioner of revenue in order to collect unpaid taxes owed by individuals and businesses (Sec. 9).
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NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF ELECTED LEGISLATORS IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (44-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to increase personal income taxes and alcoholic beverage taxes, and to establish a surtax on credit interest, and appropriate State funds for tax collection.

Highlights:
-Increases ceilings for taxable net income and creates a fourth tax bracket in the following areas: 9 percent for married taxpayers making $250,000 a year and higher; 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers making $141,250 and higher; and 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers who claim head-of-household making $212,500 higher (Sec. 1). -Requires that credit card companies and other businesses that charge interest on loans and credit transactions to pay a surtax on each transaction, as well as a surtax of 30 percent on all interest collected annually (Sec. 3). -Increases the tax on liquor retailer receipts from 2.5 percent to 5 percent (Sec. 4). -Increases individual excise taxes on certain types of alcoholic beverages, including liqueurs, wine, and cider (Sec. 5). -Creates accounts for E-12 Education, Nursing Home and Long Term Care, and Hospitals within the General Fund and allocates $986 million in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2010-2011 biennium and $1 billion in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2012-2013 biennium (Sec. 7, 8). -Appropriates $1.19 million in the first year and $2.35 million in the second year to the commissioner of revenue in order to collect unpaid taxes owed by individuals and businesses (Sec. 9).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (86-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Law Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to increase personal income taxes and alcoholic beverage taxes, and to establish a surtax on credit interest, and appropriate State funds for tax collection.

Highlights:
-Increases ceilings for taxable net income and creates a fourth tax bracket in the following areas: 9 percent for married taxpayers making $250,000 a year and higher; 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers making $141,250 and higher; and 9 percent for unmarried taxpayers who claim head-of-household making $212,500 higher (Sec. 1). -Requires that credit card companies and other businesses that charge interest on loans and credit transactions to pay a surtax on each transaction, as well as a surtax of 30 percent on all interest collected annually (Sec. 3). -Increases the tax on liquor retailer receipts from 2.5 percent to 5 percent (Sec. 4). -Increases individual excise taxes on certain types of alcoholic beverages, including liqueurs, wine, and cider (Sec. 5). -Creates accounts for E-12 Education, Nursing Home and Long Term Care, and Hospitals within the General Fund and allocates $986 million in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2010-2011 biennium and $1 billion in transferred funds to said accounts for the 2012-2013 biennium (Sec. 7, 8). -Appropriates $1.19 million in the first year and $2.35 million in the second year to the commissioner of revenue in order to collect unpaid taxes owed by individuals and businesses (Sec. 9).
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (43-23) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (120-11) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Tax Law Amendments

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