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Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy to meet Monday
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On Monday morning, the Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy will meet to discuss the following agenda items:

  1. Commuters and Local Option Income Tax Revenue
  2. Distribution of Local Option Income Tax Revenue between Local Government Units
  3. Issues Relating to Formation of Fire Protection Territories
  4. Impact of Tax Incentive for Logistics and Homeland Security Expenditures
  5. Impact of Expanding the Historic Preservation Tax Credit

You can watch the meeting live online at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 12. In addition to the topics above, the Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy is charged with studying the following topics, some of which may be addressed at subsequent meetings:

  1. Indiana’s income tax structure and its influence on a senior’s decision about residency in Indiana after retirement
  2. How the local option income taxes affects the ability of political subdivisions to provide certain services and whether additional financing options should be provided
  3. Whether transit funding should be a state or local responsibility
  4. Advantages and disadvantages of phasing out the state inheritance tax
  5. Valuation of commercial rental property
  6. Issues related to periodic or rolling reassessment
  7. Impact of eliminating or reducing the personal property tax statewide
  8. Issues related to sales tax holidays
  9. Internet sales and taxation
  10. Whether county government should be able to exempt personal property
  11. Issues related to the earned income tax credit
  12. Modernizing Indiana legislative timelines for assessment

Bingham Greenebaum Doll will provide updates on any pertinent issues covered at Monday’s meeting. Follow our blog for more information. State finances in 2012 and taxation in this new economy will be topics the upcoming Legislative Conference hosted by Bingham Greenebaum Doll on Dec. 15, 2011.  Don’t miss these important discussions at the Legislative Conference.

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    Brenda is a member of the Economic Development Department and concentrates her practice in the areas of government services and public finance law. She regularly works with cities and towns all over Indiana and advises them in a ...

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