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House Bill 1241


House Bill 1241

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB 1241 (Updated February 24, 2010 4:08 pm - DI 73)


State finance. Permits the registration of an aircraft without the payment of the state use tax if: (1) the aircraft was registered in another state as of January 1, 2010, and the sales or use tax, if any, was paid to the registration state; and (2) the aircraft is registered in Indiana on or before December 31, 2010, and the registration fee and excise tax are paid for 2010. Delays from January 1, 2010, to January 1, 2011, changes in the taxable wage base and employer contribution rates for the unemployment compensation system. Specifies the contents of the written notice provided to base period and separating employers whenever an individual files an initial or additional claim for unemployment benefits (benefits). Requires the department of workforce development (department) to prescribe a standard form for an employer to use to object to a claimant's receipt of benefits. Provides that, if the employer submits the standard form within ten days after the mailing of notice that a former employee has filed an initial or additional claim for benefits, the claim is sent to an unemployment claims compliance center that contacts all employers for information necessary for the department to determine whether the individual is eligible for benefits. Provides that, for any week in which the individual's eligibility is contested, the department may not pay benefits until both the employer and the claimant have had an opportunity to be heard, and the department determines that the claimant is eligible for benefits based on the information provided to the department. Provides that, if an employer appeals an initial determination granting benefits to a claimant and the determination is reversed at least in part based on information that the employer failed to provide in response to a department request, the employer's experience account (account) shall be charged 50% of the benefits paid to the employee that the employee was not entitled to receive and for which the employer's experience account may be charged. Provides that if the employee repays the benefits received the employer's account is credited with the amount of the employee's repayment up to 50% of the amount charged to the account. Repeals a provision that permits an employer with a debit reserve ratio to elect once, after December 31, 2009, and before January 1, 2012, to make a voluntary contribution to the fund and receive a credit to the employer's account equal to 250% of the amount of the voluntary contribution.
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 2nd Reading in Progress
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