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Income Tax Credit - Cat and Dog Adoption

Sponsored by:

Senator Hough


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation

Synopsis:Allowing an individual who adopts a cat or 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 regulations; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2014.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Hough, Bates, Eckardt, Edwards, Hershey, Jennings, Montgomery, Ready, Salling, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0418
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Budget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Income Tax
Rules and Regulations
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Statutes:Article - Tax - General

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