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HF 2229

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/11/2022 11:46am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; individual income; disallowing the itemized deduction for
mortgage interest on a second home; appropriating money for the home ownership
assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0122,
subdivision 5.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0122, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Interest.

A taxpayer is allowed a deduction for interest. The deduction equals
the amount allowed to the taxpayer as interest paid or accrued during the taxable year under
section 163 of the Internal Revenue Code with the following exceptions:

(1) qualified residence interest excludes home equity interest;

(2) acquisition indebtedness must not exceed $750,000, or $375,000 for a married
separate return, for indebtedness incurred on or after December 16, 2017; deleted text beginand
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(3) mortgage insurance premiums treated as interest under section 163(h)(3)(E) are not
interest for the purposes of this subdivisiondeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
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new text begin (4) qualified residence interest under section 163(h)(3) is limited to interest paid or
accrued on a principal residence, as defined in section 163(h)(4)(A)(i)(I), and excludes any
other residence allowed under section 163(h)(4)(A)(i)(II).
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for taxable years beginning after December
31, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; HOME OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
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new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2022 and $....... in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for the home ownership
assistance program under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.21, subdivision 8.
new text end