Bill Text: AZ SB1444 | 2017 | Fifty-third Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Income tax subtraction; military retirement

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 12-4)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-02-15 - Senate FIN Committee action: Do Pass, voting: (4-3-0-0) [SB1444 Detail]

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REFERENCE TITLE: income tax subtraction; military retirement

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-third Legislature

First Regular Session

2017

 

 

SB 1444

 

Introduced by

Senators Griffin: Allen S, Borrelli, Bradley, Burges, Meza, Montenegro, Otondo, Pratt, Smith; Representatives Andrade, Barton, Bowers, Campbell, Clodfelter, Nutt

 

 

AN ACT

 

Amending section 43-1022, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to individual income tax subtractions.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 43-1022, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE43-1022.  Subtractions from Arizona gross income

In computing Arizona adjusted gross income, the following amounts shall be subtracted from Arizona gross income:

1.  The amount of exemptions allowed by section 43‑1023.

2.  Benefits, annuities and pensions in an amount totaling not more than two thousand five hundred dollars received from one or more of the following:

(a)  The United States government service retirement and disability fund, retired or retainer pay of the uniformed services of the United States, the United States foreign service retirement and disability system and, except as provided by paragraph 32 of this section, any other retirement system or plan established by federal law.

(b)  The Arizona state retirement system, the corrections officer retirement plan, the public safety personnel retirement system, the elected officials' retirement plan, an optional retirement program established by the Arizona board of regents under section 15‑1628, an optional retirement program established by a community college district board under section 15‑1451 or a retirement plan established for employees of a county, city or town in this state.

3.  A beneficiary's share of the fiduciary adjustment to the extent that the amount determined by section 43‑1333 decreases the beneficiary's Arizona gross income.

4.  Interest income received on obligations of the United States, less any interest on indebtedness, or other related expenses, and deducted in arriving at Arizona gross income, which were incurred or continued to purchase or carry such obligations.

5.  The excess of a partner's share of income required to be included under section 702(a)(8) of the internal revenue code over the income required to be included under chapter 14, article 2 of this title.

6.  The excess of a partner's share of partnership losses determined pursuant to chapter 14, article 2 of this title over the losses allowable under section 702(a)(8) of the internal revenue code.

7.  The amount by which the adjusted basis of property described in this paragraph and computed pursuant to this title and the income tax act of 1954, as amended, exceeds the adjusted basis of such property computed pursuant to the internal revenue code.  This paragraph shall apply to all property that is held for the production of income and that is sold or otherwise disposed of during the taxable year other than depreciable property used in a trade or business.

8.  The amount allowed by section 43‑1025 for contributions during the taxable year of agricultural crops to charitable organizations.

9.  The portion of any wages or salaries paid or incurred by the taxpayer for the taxable year that is equal to the amount of the federal work opportunity credit, the empowerment zone employment credit, the credit for employer paid social security taxes on employee cash tips and the Indian employment credit that the taxpayer received under sections 45A, 45B, 51(a) and 1396 of the internal revenue code.

10.  The amount of prizes or winnings less than five thousand dollars in a single taxable year from any of the state lotteries established and operated pursuant to title 5, chapter 5.1, article 1.

11.  The amount of exploration expenses that is determined pursuant to section 617 of the internal revenue code, that has been deferred in a taxable year ending before January 1, 1990 and for which a subtraction has not previously been made.  The subtraction shall be made on a ratable basis as the units of produced ores or minerals discovered or explored as a result of this exploration are sold.

12.  The amount included in federal adjusted gross income pursuant to section 86 of the internal revenue code, relating to taxation of social security and railroad retirement benefits.

13.  To the extent not already excluded from Arizona gross income under the internal revenue code, compensation received for active service as a member of the reserves, the national guard or the armed forces of the United States, including compensation for service in a combat zone as determined under section 112 of the internal revenue code.

14.  The amount of unreimbursed medical and hospital costs, adoption counseling, legal and agency fees and other nonrecurring costs of adoption not to exceed three thousand dollars.  In the case of a husband and wife who file separate returns, the subtraction may be taken by either taxpayer or may be divided between them, but the total subtractions allowed both husband and wife shall not exceed three thousand dollars.  The subtraction under this paragraph may be taken for the costs that are described in this paragraph and that are incurred in prior years, but the subtraction may be taken only in the year during which the final adoption order is granted.

15.  The amount authorized by section 43‑1027 for the taxable year relating to qualified wood stoves, wood fireplaces or gas fired fireplaces.

16.  The amount by which a net operating loss carryover or capital loss carryover allowable pursuant to section 43‑1029, subsection F exceeds the net operating loss carryover or capital loss carryover allowable pursuant to section 1341(b)(5) of the internal revenue code.

17.  Any amount of qualified educational expenses that is distributed from a qualified state tuition program determined pursuant to section 529 of the internal revenue code and that is included in income in computing federal adjusted gross income.

18.  Any item of income resulting from an installment sale that has been properly subjected to income tax in another state in a previous taxable year and that is included in Arizona gross income in the current taxable year.

19.  The amount authorized by section 43‑1030 relating to holocaust survivors.

20.  For property placed in service:

(a)  In taxable years beginning before December 31, 2012, an amount equal to the depreciation allowable pursuant to section 167(a) of the internal revenue code for the taxable year computed as if the election described in section 168(k)(2)(D)(iii) of the internal revenue code had been made for each applicable class of property in the year the property was placed in service.

(b)  In taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2012 through December 31, 2013, an amount determined in the year the asset was placed in service based on the calculation in subdivision (a) of this paragraph.  In the first taxable year beginning from and after December 31, 2013, the taxpayer may elect to subtract the amount necessary to make the depreciation claimed to date for the purposes of this title the same as it would have been if subdivision (c) of this paragraph had applied for the entire time the asset was in service.  Subdivision (c) of this paragraph applies for the remainder of the asset's life.  If the taxpayer does not make the election under this subdivision, subdivision (a) of this paragraph applies for the remainder of the asset's life.

(c)  In taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2013 through December 31, 2015, an amount equal to the depreciation allowable pursuant to section 167(a) of the internal revenue code for the taxable year as computed as if the additional allowance for depreciation had been ten percent of the amount allowed pursuant to section 168(k) of the internal revenue code.

(d)  In taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2015 through December 31, 2016, an amount equal to the depreciation allowable pursuant to section 167(a) of the internal revenue code for the taxable year as computed as if the additional allowance for depreciation had been fifty‑five percent of the amount allowed pursuant to section 168(k) of the internal revenue code.

(e)  In taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2016, an amount equal to the depreciation allowable pursuant to section 167(a) of the internal revenue code for the taxable year as computed as if the additional allowance for depreciation had been the full amount allowed pursuant to section 168(k) of the internal revenue code.

21.  With respect to property that is sold or otherwise disposed of during the taxable year by a taxpayer that complied with section 43‑1021, paragraph 16 with respect to that property, the amount of depreciation that has been allowed pursuant to section 167(a) of the internal revenue code to the extent that the amount has not already reduced Arizona taxable income in the current or prior taxable years.

22.  With respect to property for which an adjustment was made under section 43‑1021, paragraph 17, an amount equal to one‑fifth of the amount of the adjustment pursuant to section 43‑1021, paragraph 17 in the year in which the amount was adjusted under section 43‑1021, paragraph 17 and in each of the following four years.

23.  The amount contributed during the taxable year to college savings plans established pursuant to section 529 of the internal revenue code to the extent that the contributions were not deducted in computing federal adjusted gross income.  The amount subtracted shall not exceed:

(a)  Two thousand dollars for a single individual or a head of household.

(b)  Four thousand dollars for a married couple filing a joint return. In the case of a husband and wife who file separate returns, the subtraction may be taken by either taxpayer or may be divided between them, but the total subtractions allowed both husband and wife shall not exceed four thousand dollars.

24.  The amount of any original issue discount that was deferred and not allowed to be deducted in computing federal adjusted gross income in the current taxable year pursuant to section 108(i) of the internal revenue code as added by section 1231 of the American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009 (P.L. 111‑5).

25.  The amount of previously deferred discharge of indebtedness income that is included in the computation of federal adjusted gross income in the current taxable year pursuant to section 108(i) of the internal revenue code as added by section 1231 of the American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009 (P.L. 111-5), to the extent that the amount was previously added to Arizona gross income pursuant to section 43‑1021, paragraph 19.

26.  The portion of the net operating loss carryforward that would have been allowed as a deduction in the current year pursuant to section 172 of the internal revenue code if the election described in section 172(b)(1)(H) of the internal revenue code had not been made in the year of the loss that exceeds the actual net operating loss carryforward that was deducted in arriving at federal adjusted gross income.  This subtraction only applies to taxpayers who made an election under section 172(b)(1)(H) of the internal revenue code as amended by section 1211 of the American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009 (P.L. 111‑5) or as amended by section 13 of the worker, homeownership, and business assistance act of 2009 (P.L. 111‑92).

27.  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2013, the amount of any net capital gain included in federal adjusted gross income for the taxable year derived from investment in a qualified small business as determined by the Arizona commerce authority pursuant to section 41‑1518.

28.  An amount of any net long-term capital gain included in federal adjusted gross income for the taxable year that is derived from an investment in an asset acquired after December 31, 2011, as follows:

(a)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2012 through December 31, 2013, ten percent of the net long-term capital gain included in federal adjusted gross income.

(b)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2013 through December 31, 2014, twenty percent of the net long-term capital gain included in federal adjusted gross income.

(c)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2014, twenty‑five percent of the net long-term capital gain included in federal adjusted gross income.

For the purposes of this paragraph, a transferee that receives an asset by gift or at the death of a transferor is considered to have acquired the asset when the asset was acquired by the transferor.  If the date an asset is acquired cannot be verified, a subtraction under this paragraph is not allowed.

29.  If an individual is not claiming itemized deductions pursuant to section 43‑1042, the amount of premium costs for long-term care insurance, as defined in section 20‑1691.

30.  With respect to a long-term health care savings account established pursuant to section 43‑1032, the amount deposited by the taxpayer in the account during the taxable year to the extent that the taxpayer's contributions are included in the taxpayer's federal adjusted gross income.

31.  Any amount of qualified disability expenses that is distributed from a qualified ABLE program determined pursuant to 26 United States Code section 529A and any regulations issued pursuant to that section and that is included in income in computing federal adjusted gross income.  For the purposes of this paragraph, "qualified disability expenses" has the same meaning prescribed in section 46‑901.

32.  Benefits, annuities and pensions received by the taxpayer during the taxable year as retired or retainer pay of the uniformed services of the United States, as follows:

(a)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2018 through December 31, 2019, an amount totaling not more than twelve thousand five hundred dollars.

(b)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2019 through December 31, 2020, an amount totaling not more than twenty-five thousand dollars.

(c)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2020 through December 31, 2021, an amount totaling not more than seventy-five percent of the amount received during the taxable year or twenty-five thousand dollars, whichever is greater.

(d)  For taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2021, the full amount received during the taxable year. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Effective date; applicability

This act is effective and applies to taxable years beginning from and after December 31, 2018.

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