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House Bill (S)

DIGEST

Various tax matters. Amends the definition of "inventory" for purposes of property tax. Amends the definition of "land developer" for purposes of provisions that apply to reassessment of undeveloped land. Provides that, if a taxpayer believes that the taxpayer has overreported a personal property assessment that is discovered in the course of a review of the taxpayer's personal property assessment for which the assessing official fails to make an adjustment to correct the error, the taxpayer may: (1) initiate an appeal with the county property tax assessment board of appeals for a credit to offset any resulting overpayment; or (2) Various tax matters. Amends the definition of "inventory" for purposes of property tax. Amends the definition of "land developer" for purposes of provisions that apply to reassessment of undeveloped land. Provides that, if a taxpayer believes that the taxpayer has overreported a personal property assessment that is discovered in the course of a review of the taxpayer's personal property assessment for which the assessing official fails to make an adjustment to correct the error, the taxpayer may: (1) initiate an appeal with the county property tax assessment board of appeals for a credit to offset any resulting overpayment; or (2) file a claim for refund with regard to any resulting overpayment. Authorizes an appeal to the Indiana board of tax review of the denial of the refund claim with regard to a resulting overpayment. Provides that a: (1) township fire protection and emergency services area; or (2) fire protection district; that experiences more than 6% population growth during a 10 year period may increase its maximum property tax levy for 2021 or any year thereafter by an amount based on the population growth that exceeds 6%. Provides, however, that the township or fire protection district may not increase the tax levy based on the population growth by a total rate of more than 0.10 per $100 of the net assessed value of the fire protection and emergency services area or fire protection district area within a 10 year period. Retroactively amends local income tax provisions that authorize Monroe County and Howard County to impose a special purpose rate to fund operation and maintenance of a juvenile detention center to remove provisions referring to property tax credits that were inadvertently included in those special purpose rate provisions when the local income tax law was enacted. Adds a provision that authorizes the town of Clarksville to adopt a town food and beverage tax. Imposes a food and beverage tax on transactions occurring in a certain riverboat. Adds a mine reclamation site to the list of qualified development sites for purposes of the redevelopment tax credit. Provides that the applicable credit percentage for a mine reclamation site tax credit may not exceed 25%. Provides that Spencer County is subject to a provision of the area planning law concerning urban areas. Makes certain changes to provisions that permit a redevelopment commission to establish a program for residential housing development and a tax increment funding allocation area for the program, including the following: (1) Provides that the threshold condition for establishing a residential housing development program (program) does not apply for purposes of establishing a program in an economic development target area. (2) Provides that a program takes effect in the part of the tax increment financing area that lies within an economic development target area when the program is established and does not take effect in the part of the tax increment financing area that lies outside an economic development target area until the governing body of each school corporation affected by the program approves the program. Provides that, if a township passes a local public question on whether the county in which the township is located should be required to fund and carry out a public transportation project under the central Indiana public transportation projects statute, the township board shall adopt a resolution to impose a special local income tax rate on the local taxpayers residing in the township, instead of the fiscal body of the county. ... View more