Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1196

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 6-1.1-12-29.

Synopsis: Wind power device deduction limitation. For the property tax deduction for a wind power device for assessment dates after 2010, excludes a device that produces electricity that is sold in the ordinary course of a trade or business. Provides that the exclusion does not apply to a device the primary purpose of which is to produce electricity for use on or in the immediate vicinity of the parcel on which the device is located and from which the electricity produced that exceeds the amount required for that use is sold to the electrical grid.

Effective: January 1, 2011 (retroactive).





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    January 10, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Utilities and Energy.







Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1196



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning taxation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 6-1.1-12-29; (11)IN1196.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 6-1.1-12-29 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2011 (RETROACTIVE)]: Sec. 29. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), for purposes of this section, "wind power device" means a device, such as a windmill or a wind turbine, that is designed to utilize the kinetic energy of moving air to provide mechanical energy or to produce electricity.
     (b) Subject to subsection (c), for assessment dates after 2010, "wind power device" excludes a device that produces electricity that is sold in the ordinary course of a trade or business.
    (c) The exclusion under subsection (b) does not apply to a device:
        (1) the primary purpose of which is to produce electricity for use on or in the immediate vicinity of the parcel on which the device is located; and
        (2) from which the electricity produced that exceeds the amount required for that use is sold to the electrical grid.

    (b) (d) The owner of real property, or a mobile home that is not

assessed as real property, that is equipped with a wind power device is entitled to an annual property tax deduction. The amount of the deduction equals the remainder of (1) the assessed value of the real property or mobile home with the wind power device included, minus (2) the assessed value of the real property or mobile home without the wind power device.

SOURCE: ; (11)IN1196.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.