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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill enacts a state earned income tax credit and provides for transfers from the
10 General Fund into the Education Fund in the amount of tax credit claimed.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . enacts a state earned income tax credit;
14 . provides for apportionment of the tax credit;
15 . requires transfers from the General Fund into the Education Fund in the amount of
16 tax credit claimed;
17 . grants rulemaking authority to the State Tax Commission; and
18 . makes technical and conforming changes.
19 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
22 This bill has retrospective operation for a taxable year beginning on or after January 1,
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 59-10-1102.1, Utah Code Annotated 1953
27 59-10-1110, Utah Code Annotated 1953
29 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
30 Section 1. Section 59-10-1102.1 is enacted to read:
31 59-10-1102.1. Apportionment of tax credit.
32 A nonresident individual or a part-year resident individual that claims a tax credit in
33 accordance with Section 59-10-1110 may only claim an apportioned amount of the tax credit
34 equal to the product of:
35 (1) the state income tax percentage for the nonresident individual or part-year resident
36 individual; and
37 (2) the amount of the tax credit that the nonresident individual or part-year resident
38 individual would have been allowed to claim but for the apportionment requirements of this
40 Section 2. Section 59-10-1110 is enacted to read:
41 59-10-1110. State earned income tax credit.
42 (1) As used in this section, "federal earned income tax credit" means the amount of the
43 federal earned income tax credit a claimant claims as allowed for a taxable year in accordance
44 with Section 32, Internal Revenue Code, on the claimant's federal individual income tax return.
45 (2) Except as provided in Section 59-10-1102.1 and subject to Subsection (3), a
46 claimant may claim a refundable earned income tax credit equal to 5% of the federal earned
47 income tax credit.
48 (3) A claimant may not carry forward or carry back a tax credit provided for under this
50 (4) In accordance with any rules prescribed by the commission under Subsection
51 (5)(b), the commission shall transfer at least annually from the General Fund into the Education
52 Fund an amount equal to the amount of tax credit claimed under this section.
53 (5) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
54 commission may make rules:
55 (a) providing procedures for issuing refunds for a tax credit claimed under this section;
57 (b) making a transfer from the General Fund into the Education Fund as required by
58 Subsection (4).
59 Section 3. Retrospective operation.
60 This bill has retrospective operation for a taxable year beginning on or after January 1,
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-4-13 11:05 AM