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HF 2812

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/18/2018 12:34pm

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; sales and use; expanding the exemption of bullion to include
bullion coin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297A.67,
subdivision 34.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297A.67, subdivision 34, is
amended to read:

Subd. 34.

Precious metal bullionnew text begin and bullion coinnew text end.

(a) Precious metal bullion is exempt.
For purposes of this subdivisiondeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end "precious metal bullion" means bars or rounds that consist of 99.9 percent or more
by weight of either gold, silver, platinum, or palladium and are marked with weight, purity,
and contentdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (2) "bullion coin" means a coin as described in section 80G.01, subdivision 2.
new text end

(b) The exemption under this subdivision does not apply to sales and purchases of
jewelry, works of art, or scrap metal.

(c) The intent of this subdivision is to eliminate the difference in tax treatment between
the sale of precious metal bullion new text beginand bullion coin new text endand the sale of stock, bullion ETFs,
bonds, and other investment instruments.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for sales and purchases made after June
30, 2018.
new text end