Taxpayer Relief Fund; issuing income tax refunds to certain taxpayers from Fund. (HB607)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Issuing income tax refunds to certain taxpayers from the Taxpayer Relief Fund. Directs the Department of Taxation to issue income tax refunds of $110 for an individual or $220 for married persons filing a joint return to taxpayers who lawfully obtained an extension for filing their tax return and as a result were ineligible to receive a similar refund issued pursuant to legislation enacted during the 2019 Session of the General Assembly. The refund issued under the 2019 legislation was available only to taxpayers who filed prior to July 1, 2019. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101188D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Finance
01/14/2020Impact statement from TAX (HB607)
01/23/2020Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 2-N)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Tabled in Finance (12-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

bill p writes:

If they give $220 to EVERY household 3,200,000 that would use less than 1/2 of the 1.6 billion surplus both parties are touting.
Why not?

Ronald Quasebarth writes:

This is only fair. Do the full refund, the people know better what do with their money.

Mike A. writes:

This is such a no-brainer. It helps to rectify the unfairness done to taxpayers. It can be a model for other states balking on tax relief.

Charles McAndrew writes:

It is time to give back some of this excess revenue to the taxpayers!

Miriam Sullivan writes:

The ethical & appropriate action to take is to refund the surplus tax $$ to the taxpayers. Spending the money on other things such as employee bonus pay, slush funds, travel, seems dishonest at best.

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