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2011 Senate Bill 28: Allow state tax payment with credit card

Public Act 76 of 2011

Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on January 19, 2011
To allow state income and business taxes to be paid by credit card. Under current law, these must be paid by bank draft, check, cashier's check, certified check, money order, cash, or electronic funds transfer.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on January 19, 2011
Reported in the Senate on April 26, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 5, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that allows a processing fee to be charged for taxes paid by credit card, which could not be more than the state's actual cost.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 5, 2011
Received in the House on May 10, 2011
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on May 10, 2011
Reported in the House on June 15, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 28, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that allows the department to accept all "major credit cards".
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 28, 2011
Received in the Senate on June 29, 2011
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 12, 2011

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