Introduced House Bill (H)

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Sales tax refunds in disaster areas. Provides that a person who is the owner of a building that is located in a county declared a disaster area under federal law and that is damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster occurring after December 31, 2011, is entitled to a refund of the state sales and use tax paid on the purchase of building materials that: (1) are used to repair the building or to construct a new building to replace the damaged or destroyed building; and (2) are purchased after the occurrence of the disaster by the owner Sales tax refunds in disaster areas. Provides that a person who is the owner of a building that is located in a county declared a disaster area under federal law and that is damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster occurring after December 31, 2011, is entitled to a refund of the state sales and use tax paid on the purchase of building materials that: (1) are used to repair the building or to construct a new building to replace the damaged or destroyed building; and (2) are purchased after the occurrence of the disaster by the owner of the building or by a contractor that is under contract with the owner. Provides that a claim for a refund must be filed with the department of state revenue: (1) not later than four years after the date of the disaster, if the date is in a year beginning after December 31, 2011, and ending before January 1, 2016; and (2) not later than two (2) years after the date of the disaster, if the date is in a year beginning after December 31, 2015. ... View more