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Income Tax Credit - Cat and Dog Adoption

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass


In the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Allowing an individual who adopts a cat or a dog from an animal shelter or a rescue facility a maximum credit of $100 against the State income tax; providing that an individual may not claim the credit for more than 1 taxable year with respect to the same cat or dog; requiring the Comptroller to adopt certain regulations; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Glass, Ciliberti, Hornberger, McComas, Parrott, Shoemaker, Vogt, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1302 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption - see also- Parents and Guardians
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Income Tax
Rules and Regulations
Tax Credits
Statutes:Article - Tax - General

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February 26, 2018 9:14 A.M.