SB238 SFA Ferns 4-8

Leslie 7874

 

Senator Ferns moved to amend the bill on page one, following the enacting clause, by striking the remainder of the bill in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

That 11-21-8a and 11-21-8e of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted; that 11-24-23a and 11-24-23e of said code be amended and reenacted, all to read as follows:

ARTICLE 21. PERSONAL INCOME TAX.

11-21-8A. Credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment. A credit against the tax imposed by the provisions of this article shall be is allowed as follows:


(a) Certified historic structures. For certified historic structures, the credit is equal to ten percent of qualified rehabilitation expenditures as defined in Title 26, 47(c)(2) of the United States Code, as amended: Provided, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made on or after January 1, 2018, the tax credit allowed by this section, which cannot be taken until after June 30, 2018, is equal to fifteen percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; Provided, however, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made after June 30, 2019, the credit allowed by this section is equal to twenty percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; Provided further, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made after June 30, 2020, the credit allowed by this section is equal to twenty-five percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; And provided further, That the taxpayer may not be entitled to this credit if the taxpayer is in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division or the taxpayer is delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the certified historic tax structure when the applicant begins to claim the credit and throughout the time period within which the credit is claimed. The Tax Commissioner shall promulgate procedural rules in accordance with article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code that provide what information must accompany any claim for the tax credit for the determination that the taxpayer is not in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division nor is the taxpayer delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the certified historic tax structure. The Tax Commissioner may also propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code for the administration of this tax credit and to provide any necessary mechanism to recover credits claimed by taxpayers that become delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the historic structure or become in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division. This credit is available for both residential and nonresidential buildings located in this state, that are reviewed by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and designated by the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior as certified historic structures, and further defined as a qualified rehabilitated building, as defined under Title 26, 47(c)(1) of the United States Code, as amended.

(b) No more than $7.5 million of the tax credits may be allocated by the Division of Culture and History in any given West Virginia state fiscal year. The Division of Culture and History shall allocate the tax credits in the order the applications therefor are received.

11-21-8e. Carryback, carryforward.


(a) Any unused portion of the credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment authorized by section eight-a of this article which may not be taken in the taxable year to which the credit applies qualifies for carryback and carryforward treatment subject to the identical general provisions under 39, Title 26 of the United States Code, as amended: Provided, That the amount of the credit taken in a taxable year shall in no event exceed the tax liability due for the taxable year: Provided, however, That for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, any unused portion of the credit authorized by section eight-a of this article, may not be carried back to any prior taxable year; Provided, further, That for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, any unused portion of the credit authorized by section eight-a of this article may be carried over to each of the next five tax years following the unused credit year until used or forfeited due to lapse of time.

(b) Effective for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2001, credits granted to an electing small business corporation (S corporation), limited partnership, general partnership, limited liability company or multiple owners of property shall be passed through to the shareholders, partners, members or owners, either pro rata or pursuant to an agreement among the shareholders, partners, members or owners documenting an alternative distribution method. The Tax Commissioner shall promulgate procedural rules in accordance with article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code that provide the method of reporting the alternative method of distribution authorized by this section.

ARTICLE 24. CORPORATION NET INCOME TAX.

11-24-23a. Credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment.


(a) A credit against the tax imposed by the provisions of this article shall be allowed as follows:

Certified historic structures. For certified historic structures, the credit is equal to ten percent of qualified rehabilitation expenditures as defined in 47(c)(2), Title 26 of the United States Code, as amended: Provided, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made on or after January 1, 2018, the tax credit allowed by this section, which cannot be taken until after June 30, 2018, is equal to fifteen percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; Provided, however, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made after June 30, 2019, the credit allowed by this section is equal to twenty percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; Provided further, That for qualified rehabilitation expenditures made after June 30, 2020, the credit allowed by this section is equal to twenty-five percent of the qualified rehabilitation expenditure; And provided further, That the taxpayer may not be entitled to this credit if the taxpayer is in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division or the taxpayer is delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the certified historic tax structure when the applicant begins to claim the credit and throughout the time period within which the credit is claimed. The Tax Commissioner shall promulgate procedural rules in accordance with article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code that provide what information must accompany any claim for the tax credit for the determination that the taxpayer is not in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division nor is the taxpayer delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the certified historic tax structure. The Tax Commissioner shall also propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code for the administration of this tax credit and to provide any necessary mechanism to recover credits claimed by taxpayers that become delinquent in the payment of property taxes on the property containing the historic structure or become in arrears in the payment of any tax administered by the Tax Division. This credit is available for both residential and nonresidential buildings located in this state that are reviewed by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and designated by the national park service, United States department of the interior as "certified historic building", and further defined as a "qualified rehabilitated building", as defined under 47(c)(1), Title 26, of the United States Code, as amended.

(b) No more than $7.5 million of the tax credits may be allocated by the Division of Culture and History in any given West Virginia state fiscal year. The Division of Culture and History shall allocate the tax credits in the order the applications therefor are received.

11-24-23e. Carryback, carryforward.


Any unused portion of the credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment authorized by section twenty-three-a of this article which may not be taken in the taxable year to which the credit applies shall qualify for carryback and carryforward treatment subject to the identical general provisions under 39, Title 26 of the United States Code, as amended: Provided, That the amount of such credit taken in a taxable year shall in no event exceed the tax liability due for the taxable year: Provided, however That for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, any unused portion of the credit authorized by section twenty-three a of this article, may not be carried back to any prior taxable year; Provided, further, That for tax years beginning January 1, 2018, any unused portion of the credit authorized by section twenty-three-a of this article may be carried over to each of the next five tax years following the unused credit year until used or forfeited due to lapse of time..


 

 

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