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House Bill 1297


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House Bill 1297

ARCHIVE (2012)

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Transportation and logistics income tax credit. Provides an income tax credit for new expenditures made before January 1, 2019, by a taxpayer for one or more of the following purposes: (1) Implementing homeland security measures to comply with federal homeland security requirements, as certified by the department of homeland security. (2) Making improvements to real property located in Indiana that are related to constructing a new or modernizing an existing transportation or logistical distribution facility. (3) Improving the transportation of goods by highway, rail, water, or air. (4) Making warehouse upgrades or improving logistical distribution. Requires the department of homeland security, in consultation with the department of state revenue, to adopt rules to implement a certification process for homeland security expenditures. Provides that the amount of the credit for a taxable year is equal to: (1) 25%; multiplied by (2) the amount of the qualified expenditures made by the taxpayer during the taxable year minus the average annual qualified expenditures made by the taxpayer during the immediately preceding two years. Limits the credit that may be claimed for a taxable year to the taxpayer's state tax liability for that taxable year. Allows the taxpayer to carry over any unused credit for nine years. Provides that the credit may not be refunded, carried back, or transferred to another taxpayer. Limits the credit to $25,000,000 for each state fiscal year, subject to the state budget committee reviewing an increase in the limit as proposed by the director of the office of management and budget. Requires the department of state revenue to annually report to the state budget committee concerning the use of the credit, including summary information and the name and address of each taxpayer claiming the credit and the credit amount claimed by each taxpayer.
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 In Committee - first House
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