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HF 1154

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/21/2019 05:14pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/14/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; income; modifying the definition of unrelated business taxable
income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.05, subdivision 3.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.05, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Taxes imposed on exempt entities.

(a) An organization exempt from taxation
under subdivision 2 shall, nevertheless, be subject to tax under this chapter to the extent
provided in the following provisions of the Internal Revenue Code:

(1) section 527 (dealing with political organizations);

(2) section 528 (dealing with certain homeowners associations);

(3) sections 511 to 515 (dealing with unrelated business income);

(4) section 521 (dealing with farmers' cooperatives); and

(5) section 6033(e)(2) (dealing with lobbying expense); but notwithstanding this
subdivision, shall be considered an organization exempt from income tax for the purposes
of any law which refers to organizations exempt from income taxes.

(b) The tax shall be imposed on the taxable income of political organizations or
homeowner associations or the unrelated business taxable income, as defined in section 512
of the Internal Revenue Code, of organizations defined in section 511 of the Internal Revenue
Code, provided that the tax is not imposed on:

(1) advertising revenues from a newspaper published by an organization described in
section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code; deleted text beginor
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(2) revenues from lawful gambling authorized under chapter 349 that are expended for
purposes that qualify for the deduction for charitable contributions under section 170 of the
Internal Revenue Code, disregarding the limitation under section 170(b)(2), but only to the
extent the contributions are not deductible in computing federal taxable incomedeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; or
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new text begin (3) amounts included in unrelated business taxable income under section 512(a)(7) of
the Internal Revenue Code.
new text end

The tax shall be at the corporate rates. The tax shall only be imposed on income and
deductions assignable to this state under sections 290.17 to 290.20. To the extent deducted
in computing federal taxable income, the deductions contained in section 290.21 shall not
be allowed in computing Minnesota taxable net income.

(c) The tax shall be imposed on organizations subject to federal tax under section
6033(e)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, in an amount equal to the corporate tax rate
multiplied by the amount of lobbying expenses taxed under section 6033(e)(2) which are
attributable to lobbying the Minnesota state government.

new text begin (d) Section 512(a)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code shall not apply for the purposes of
calculating the tax under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively for taxable years beginning
after December 31, 2017.
new text end