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2009 Senate Bill 201: Vehicle trade-in “use tax on the difference” only
  1. Introduced by Sen. Alan Sanborn (R) on February 5, 2009, to exempt from sales tax the value of a trade-in on the purchase of a new motor vehicle or boat. The buyer would only pay sales tax on the difference between the value of the trade-in and the purchase price of the new vehicle or boat.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on February 5, 2009.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 10, 2009, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 11, 2009. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 11, 2009.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Gilda Jacobs (D) on March 12, 2009. The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 12, 2009.
  2. Passed 30 to 7 in the Senate on March 12, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on March 12, 2009.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on March 12, 2009.

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