Bill Status of HB0750 94th General Assembly
Short Description: PROP TX-SCHOOL DIST
Rep. David E. Miller - John A. Fritchey - William Davis - Karen A. Yarbrough, Robin Kelly, Deborah L. Graham, Marlow H. Colvin and Annazette Collins
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the School District Property Tax Relief Fund. Requires the General Assembly, in FY06, to appropriate $2.4 billion from the education appropriation minimum to the School District Property Tax Relief Fund and to appropriate additional amounts each fiscal year thereafter. Requires the Department of Revenue to annually determine and certify the total amount of property tax relief grants that each school district will receive from the Fund. Sets forth procedures for appropriating these grants. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that for taxable years beginning after January 1, 2005, the rate of income tax for individuals, trusts, and estates is increased from 3% to 5% of the taxpayer's net income and the rate of income tax for corporations is increased from 4.8% to 8% of the taxpayer's net income. Includes retirement income within the definition of base income for individuals with an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or more annually. Eliminates certain exemptions for corporations located in Enterprise Zones or federally designated Foreign Trade Zones. Creates the Family Tax Credit, which is a refundable tax credit available to any natural person or married couple filing jointly that reports a total annual income of $47,000 or less. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Eliminates exemptions concerning newsprint and ink and concerning manufacturing and assembling machinery. Includes certain arts, entertainment, and recreation services within the definition of sale at retail in the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Amends the Property Tax Code. Requires the county clerk to abate the extension for educational purposes for each school district in the county by the amount of the property tax relief grants received by each of those school districts. Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Deletes provisions concerning discounts for timely filing and paying the taxes. Amends the School Code. In the State aid formula provisions, increases the foundation level of support and grant amount for supplemental general State aid. Provides for an education appropriation minimum and supplemental State aid for rapidly expanding school districts.