Bill Text: CT SB00347 | 2011 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Studying The Feasibility Of Enacting An Exemption From The Occupational Tax On Attorneys Related To Income And Pro Bono Legal Services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2011-01-20 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary [SB00347 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2011-SB00347-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 347

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 2017

   

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

 

AN ACT STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF ENACTING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE OCCUPATIONAL TAX ON ATTORNEYS RELATED TO INCOME AND PRO BONO LEGAL SERVICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary conduct a study of the feasibility of amending section 51-81b of the general statutes to exempt from the occupational tax on attorneys any person admitted as an attorney in this state who is not otherwise exempt from the occupational tax and who earned less than a certain amount in the practice of law or provided extensive hours of pro bono legal services during a taxable year.

Statement of Purpose:

To study the feasibility of exempting attorneys from the occupational tax on attorneys if they earn less than a certain amount in the practice of law or provide extensive hours of pro bono legal services during a taxable year.

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