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2018 Senate Bill 750: Revise city income tax law to reflect federal and state personal exemption changes

Public Act 39 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Marty Knollenberg (R) on January 16, 2018
To revise the law that gives cities the power to impose their own personal income tax, by changing or deleting references to the federal tax code that are related to personal exemptions, and instead referencing relevant provisions the state income tax law. The recently enacted federal tax reform law no longer offers personal exemptions (it instead increased the standard deduction and child tax credits). See also House Bill 5520 and Senate Bill 748, which increase the personal exemption allowed by the state income tax.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on January 16, 2018
Reported in the Senate on January 17, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on January 24, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To revise the law that gives cities the power to impose their own personal income tax, by changing or deleting references to the federal tax code that are related to personal exemptions, and instead referencing relevant provisions the state income tax law. The recently enacted federal tax reform law no longer offers personal exemptions (it instead increased the standard deduction and child tax credits). See also House Bill 5520 and Senate Bill 748, which increase the personal exemption allowed by the state income tax.
Received in the House on January 24, 2018
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on January 24, 2018
Reported in the House on January 31, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Tedder (R) on February 14, 2018
To delete the tie-bar the bill to Senate Bills 749 and 750, meaning this bill can become law unless even if those related bills do not.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 14, 2018
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on February 14, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To revise the law that gives cities the power to impose their own personal income tax, by changing or deleting references to the federal tax code that are related to personal exemptions, and instead referencing relevant provisions the state income tax law. The recently enacted federal tax reform law no longer offers personal exemptions (it instead increased the standard deduction and child tax credits). See also House Bill 5520 and Senate Bill 748, which increase the personal exemption allowed by the state income tax.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 28, 2018

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