HB 746 Creates an income tax check-off for contributions to the puppy protection trust fund

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Current Bill Summary

- Prepared by Senate Research -

HB 746 - This act authorizes a state individual and corporate income tax check-off for the newly created puppy protection trust fund. Taxpayers entitled to a refund may designate that at least one dollar on an individual return or two dollars on a combined return of the taxpayer's to be deposited into the fund. Taxpayers that are not entitled to receive an income tax refund may make a donation to the fund by designating an amount and sending separate payment with their income tax return. Moneys in the fund will be used by the department of agriculture for the administration of the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act.

The provisions of the act will automatically sunset on December 31, 2017, unless reauthorized.


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