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2012 House Bill 5543: Revise business income tax detail

Public Act 211 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on April 19, 2012, to revise the statutory definition of “filing” an income tax return. This involves the tax liabilities of certain forms of business ownership.
    • Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on April 19, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on May 16, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on May 29, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 29, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on May 29, 2012, to clarify that the bill does not apply to an "information" return. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 29, 2012.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on May 31, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 5, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on June 5, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 14, 2012, to revise the statutory definition of “filing” an income tax return. This involves the tax liabilities of certain forms of business ownership.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 26, 2012.

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