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HF 206

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 01/28/2013 01:45pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; modifying the computation
of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.068,
subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.068, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Credit allowed.

new text begin(a) new text endA corporation, partners in a partnership, or
shareholders in a corporation treated as an "S" corporation under section 290.9725 are
allowed a credit against the tax computed under this chapter for the taxable year equal to
new text begin the sum of the amount ofnew text end:

new text begin (1) the tier one credit under paragraph (b); and
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new text begin (2) the tier two credit under paragraph (c).
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new text begin (b) The tier one credit equals ten percent of the first $2,000,000 of qualified research
expenses for the taxable year.
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deleted text begin (a) tendeleted text end new text begin(c) The tier two credit equals 2.5 new text endpercent deleted text beginof the first $2,000,000deleted text end of the excess
(if any)new text begin for the taxable yearnew text end ofnew text begin qualified research expenses over the greater of:
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(1) the qualified research expenses deleted text beginfor the taxable year, overdeleted text endnew text begin used to calculate the
tier one credit; or
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(2) the base amountdeleted text begin; and
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deleted text begin (b) 2.5 percent on all of such excess expenses over $2,000,000deleted text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for taxable years beginning after
December 31, 2012.
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