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HF 1001

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/19/2015 03:56pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 02/18/2015

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of resident to
exclude days spent in Minnesota for medical treatment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Resident.

(a) The term "resident" means any individual domiciled
in Minnesota, except that an individual is not a "resident" for the period of time that
the individual is a "qualified individual" as defined in section 911(d)(1) of the Internal
Revenue Code, if the qualified individual notifies the county within three months of
moving out of the country that homestead status be revoked for the Minnesota residence
of the qualified individual, and the property is not classified as a homestead while the
individual remains a qualified individual.

(b) "Resident" also means any individual domiciled outside the state who maintains
a place of abode in the state and spends in the aggregate more than one-half of the tax
year in Minnesota, unless:

(1) the individual or the spouse of the individual is in the armed forces of the United
States; or

(2) the individual is covered under the reciprocity provisions in section 290.081.

For purposes of this subdivision, presence within the state for any part of a calendar
day constitutes a day spent in the statenew text begin, except that a day spent in Minnesota for the
primary purpose of receiving medical treatment by the taxpayer, or the spouse, child, or
parent of the taxpayer, is not treated as a day spent in Minnesota. "Medical treatment"
means treatment as defined in section 213(d)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code
new text end.
Individuals shall keep adequate records to substantiate the days spent outside the state.

The term "abode" means a dwelling maintained by an individual, whether or not
owned by the individual and whether or not occupied by the individual, and includes a
dwelling place owned or leased by the individual's spouse.

(c) Neither the commissioner nor any court shall consider charitable contributions
made by an individual within or without the state in determining if the individual is
domiciled in Minnesota.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for taxable years beginning after
December 31, 2014.
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