Maine LD 367: An Act To Protect the Income of Service Workers

LD 367 (subjects: INCOME TAX , EXEMPTIONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=367&PID=1456&snum=127


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Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Eric Brakey of Androscoggin: (R – District 20) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 Senate Committee on TAXATION
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
2/12/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/25/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Protect the Income of Service Workers

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 5122, sub- 2, LL, as repealed and replaced by PL 2013, c. 588, Pt. A, 46 and affected by 47, is amended to read:

LL. To the extent included in federal adjusted gross income and to the extent otherwise subject to Maine income tax, an amount equal to military compensation earned during the taxable year for service performed outside of this State pursuant to written military orders:

(1) For active duty service in the active components of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard by a service member whose permanent duty station during such service is located outside of this State; and

(2) For active duty service in the active or reserve components of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard or in the Maine National Guard by a service member in support of a federal operational mission or a declared state or federal disaster response when the orders are either at federal direction or at the direction of the Governor of this State; and

Sec. 2. 36 MRSA 5122, sub- 2, MM, as enacted by PL 2013, c. 368, Pt. TT, 8, is amended to read:

MM. For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014, an amount equal to the net increase in the depreciation deduction allowable under the Code, Sections 167 and 168 that would have been applicable to that property had the depreciation deduction under the Code, Section 168(k) not been claimed with respect to such property placed in service during the taxable year beginning in 2013 for which an addition was required under subsection 1, paragraph HH, subparagraph (2) for the taxable year beginning in 2013.

Upon the taxable disposition of property to which this paragraph applies, the amount of any gain or loss includable in federal adjusted gross income must be adjusted for Maine income tax purposes by an amount equal to the difference between the addition modification for such property under subsection 1, paragraph HH, subparagraph (2) and the subtraction modifications allowed pursuant to this paragraph.

The total amount of subtraction claimed under this paragraph for all tax years may not exceed the addition modification under subsection 1, paragraph HH, subparagraph (2) for the same property . ; and

Sec. 3. 36 MRSA 5122, sub- 2, NN is enacted to read:

NN. To the extent included in federal adjusted gross income, cash tips received from customers.

Sec. 4. Application. This Act applies to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2015.

summary

This bill exempts from Maine income tax all tips included in federal adjusted gross income.

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