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Income Tax Credit - Cat and Dog Adoption

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glass


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

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:Delegates Glass, Fisher, Hornberger, Jacobs, Kipke, Kittleman, Long, McComas, McConkey, McKay, Metzgar, Parrott, Rey, Simonaire, Szeliga, and Vogt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0267
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Ways and Means  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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