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Income Tax Credit - Employment of Diversion Program Participants (Second Chance Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ali


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Allowing a credit against the State income tax for wages paid by business entities to employees who participate in a diversion program providing rehabilitation and training services in lieu of criminal prosecution to an individual charged with a nonviolent criminal offense; requiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to approve applications on a first-come, first-served basis and notify the applicant within 45 days of receipt of the application; providing that the total tax credits may not exceed $100,000; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Ali, Gibson, Morales, Mosby, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingBudget and Taxation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
Narrow Subject(s):Ex-Offenders
Income Tax
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Tax Credits
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Tax - General

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March 28, 2018 9:11 A.M.