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House Bill 1008


House Bill 1008

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Wind turbines. Establishes the Hoosier heritage innovative industry loan fund (fund). Provides that the fund is administered by the Indiana economic development corporation (IEDC). Provides that the IEDC board may make a loan from the fund to an applicant to establish a facility in Indiana that manufactures or fabricates wind turbines using steel made in the United States (wind turbine facility). Provides that a loan from the fund is interest free and may be for an amount up to $1,000,000. Provides that the term of a loan from the fund may not exceed 20 years. Transfers $1,000,000 from the Indiana twenty-first century research and technology fund to the fund. Provides that a taxpayer that establishes a wind turbine facility in Indiana may be eligible for a reduced adjusted gross income tax rate for the first two taxable years that the wind turbine facility is in operation. Provides that a taxpayer must be approved by the IEDC to receive the reduced adjusted gross income tax rate for income derived from the wind turbine facility. Provides that the reduced tax rate equals: (1) 5% of the adjusted gross income derived from the wind turbine facility if the taxpayer is a corporation; or (2) 2.4% of the adjusted gross income derived from the wind turbine facility if the taxpayer is an individual or pass-through entity. Provides that the IEDC must receive competing bids from two different applicants to establish a wind turbine facility in order for the IEDC to approve a reduced adjusted gross income tax rate. Allows the IEDC to award an additional economic development for a growing economy (EDGE) tax credit to a wind turbine facility. Provides that the additional tax credit may not exceed 1.6% of the wages attributable to the applicant's project. Provides that the duration
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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