H0483aa.............................................by REVENUE AND TAXATION PROPERTY TAX - CIRCUIT BREAKER RELIEF - Amends existing law to provide that "income," for circuit breaker property tax relief purposes, does not include lump sum death benefits received from the Social Security Administration pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 402(i). 02/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/03 Rpt prt - to Rev/Tax 02/22 Rpt out - to Gen Ord Rpt out amen - to engros 02/23 Rpt engros - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 02/24 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 02/28 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 54-0-16 AYES -- Barraclough, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe, Bruneel, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Clark, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Geddes, Gould, Hadley, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Lake, Mader, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle, Pearce, Pischner, Pomeroy, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Taylor, Tilman, Trail, Wood, Mr Speaker NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Alltus, Barrett, Callister, Crow, Field(20), Gagner, Hammond, Jones, Kunz, Linford, Loertscher, McKague, Reynolds, Schaefer, Wheeler, Zimmermann Floor Sponsor - Sellman Title apvd - to Senate 02/29 Senate intro - 1st rdg as amen - to Loc Gov 03/07 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/08 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/28 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 35-0-0 AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor - Stegner Title apvd - to House 03/29 To enrol 03/30 Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed 03/31 To Governor 04/03 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 154 Effective: 01/01/00
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 483, As Amended BY REVENUE AND TAXATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE CIRCUIT BREAKER PROPERTY TAX RELIEF; AMENDING SECTION 63-701, 3 IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT "INCOME" DOES NOT INCLUDE LUMP SUM DEATH BENE- 4 FITS MADE BY THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PURSUANT TO 42 U.S.C. SEC- 5 TION 402(i); DECLARING AN EMERGENCY AND PROVIDING RETROACTIVE APPLICATION. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 63-701, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 63-701. DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter: 10 (1) "Claimant" means a person who has filed a claim under the provisions 11 of sections 63-701 through 63-710, Idaho Code. Except as provided in section 12 63-702(2), Idaho Code, on January 1 of the year in which the claim was filed a 13 claimant must be an owner of a homestead and be: 14 (a) Not less than sixty-five (65) years old; or 15 (b) A fatherless or motherless child under the age of eighteen (18) years 16 of age; or 17 (c) A widow or widower; or 18 (d) A disabled person who is recognized as disabled by the social secu- 19 rity administration pursuant to title 42 of the United States Code, or by 20 the railroad retirement board pursuant to title 45 of the United States 21 Code, or by the office of management and budget pursuant to title 5 of the 22 United States Code; or 23 (e) A disabled veteran of any war engaged in by the United States, whose 24 disability is recognized as a service-connected disability of a degree of 25 ten percent (10%) or more, or who has a pension for nonservice-connected 26 disabilities, in accordance with laws and regulations administered by the 27 United States veterans administration; or 28 (f) A person as specified in 42 USC 1701, who was or is entitled to 29 receive benefits because he is known to have been taken by a hostile force 30 as a prisoner, hostage or otherwise; or 31 (g) Blind. 32 (2) "Homestead" means the dwelling, owner-occupied by the claimant and 33 used as the primary dwelling place of the claimant and occupied by any members 34 of the household as their home, and so much of the land surrounding it, not 35 exceeding one (1) acre, as is reasonably necessary for the use of the dwelling 36 as a home. It may consist of a part of a multidwelling or multipurpose build- 37 ing and part of the land upon which it is built. Homestead does not include 38 personal property such as furniture, furnishings or appliances, but a manufac- 39 tured home may be a homestead. 40 (3) "Household" means the claimant and any person or persons who live in 41 the same dwelling, and share its furnishings, facilities, accommodations or 42 expenses. The term includes any person owing a duty of support to the appli- 43 cant pursuant to section 32-1002, Idaho Code, unless the person qualifies as a 2 1 "nonhousehold member" pursuant to subsection (6) of this section. The term 2 does not include bona fide lessees, tenants, or roomers and boarders on con- 3 tract. "Household" includes persons described in subsection (9)(b) of this 4 section. 5 (4) "Household income" means all income received by all persons of a 6 household in a calendar year while members of the household. 7 (5) "Income" means the sum of federal adjusted gross income as defined in 8 the internal revenue code, as defined in section 63-3004, Idaho Code, and to 9 the extent not already included in federal adjusted gross income, alimony, 10 support money, income from inheritances, nontaxable strike benefits, the non- 11 taxable amount of any individual retirement account, pension or annuity, 12 (including railroad retirement benefits, all payments received under the fed- 13 eral social security act, state unemployment insurance laws, and veterans dis- 14 ability pensions and compensation, excluding rollovers as provided in section 15 402 or 403 of the internal revenue code), nontaxable interest received from 16 the federal government or any of its instrumentalities or a state government 17 or any of its instrumentalities, worker's compensation and the gross amount of 18 loss of earnings insurance. It does not include capital gains, gifts from non- 19 governmental sources or inheritances. To the extent not reimbursed, cost of 20 medical care as defined in section 213(d) of the internal revenue code, incur- 21 red by the household may be deducted from income. "Income" does not include 22 veterans disability pensions received by a person described in subsection 23 (1)(e) who is a claimant or a claimant's spouse, provided however, that the 24 disability pension is received pursuant to a service-connected disability of a 25 degree of forty percent (40%) or more. "Income" does not include lump sum 26 death benefits made by the social security administration pursuant to 42 27 U.S.C. section 402(i). Documentation of medical expenses may be required by 28 the county assessor, board of equalization and state tax commission. "Income" 29 shall be that received in the calendar year immediately preceding the year in 30 which a claim is filed. Where a claimant does not file a federal tax return 31 the claimant's federal adjusted gross income, for purposes of this section, 32 shall be an income equivalent to federal adjusted gross income had the claim- 33 ant filed a federal tax return. 34 (6) "Nonhousehold member" means any nonspouse who lives in the claimant's 35 dwelling for the purpose of providing protective oversight, caregiving, or 36 personal care services to the claimant, or who is receiving disability bene- 37 fits pursuant to subsection (1)(d) or (e) of this section, or who is over age 38 sixty-five (65) and lives in the claimant's dwelling and receives protective 39 oversight, caregiving or personal care services provided by the claimant. 40 (7) "Occupied" means actual use and possession. 41 (8) "Owner" means a person holding title in fee simple or holding a cer- 42 tificate of motor vehicle title (either of which may be subject to mortgage, 43 deed of trust or other lien) or who has retained or been granted a life estate 44 or who is a person entitled to file a claim under section 63-702, Idaho Code. 45 "Owner" shall also include any person who as grantor created a revocable or 46 irrevocable trust and named himself as beneficiary of that trust, or who is a 47 partner of a limited partnership, member of a limited liability company or 48 shareholder of a corporation which holds title in fee simple or holds a cer- 49 tificate of motor vehicle title and who has retained or been granted a life 50 estate. "Owner" shall not include any person that otherwise occupies property 51 as beneficiary of a trust. "Owner" includes a vendee in possession under a 52 land sale contract. Any partial ownership shall be considered ownership for 53 determining qualification for property tax reduction benefits, however, the 54 amount of property tax reduction under section 63-704, Idaho Code, and rules 55 promulgated pursuant to section 63-705, Idaho Code, shall be computed on the 3 1 value of the claimant's partial ownership. "Partial ownership," for the pur- 2 poses of this section, means any one (1) person's ownership when property is 3 owned by more than one (1) person. The combined community property interests 4 of both spouses shall not be considered partial ownership. The proportional 5 reduction required under this subsection shall not apply to community prop- 6 erty interests. Where title to property is held by a person who has died with- 7 out timely filing a claim for property tax reduction, the estate shall be the 8 "owner." 9 (9) (a) "Primary dwelling place" means the claimant's dwelling place on 10 January 1 of the year for which the claim is made. The primary dwelling 11 place is the single place where a claimant has his true, fixed and perma- 12 nent home and principal establishment, and to which whenever the individ- 13 ual is absent he has the intention of returning. A claimant must establish 14 the dwelling to which the claim relates as his primary dwelling place by 15 clear and convincing evidence or by establishing that the dwelling is 16 where the claimant resided on January 1 and: 17 (i) At least six (6) months during the prior year; or 18 (ii) The majority of the time the claimant owned the dwelling if 19 owned by the claimant less than one (1) year; or 20 (iii) The majority of the time after the claimant first occupied the 21 dwelling if occupied by the claimant less than one (1) year. 22 (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subsection, 23 the property upon which the claimant makes application shall be deemed to 24 be the claimant's primary dwelling place if the claimant is otherwise 25 qualified and resides in a care facility and does not allow the property 26 upon which the claimant has made application to be occupied by persons 27 paying a consideration to occupy the dwelling. A claimant's spouse who 28 resides in a care facility shall be deemed to reside at the claimant's 29 primary dwelling place and to be a part of the claimant's household. A 30 care facility is a hospital, skilled nursing facility, intermediate care 31 facility or intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded as 32 defined in section 39-1301, Idaho Code, or a facility as defined in sec- 33 tion 39-3302(16), Idaho Code, or a dwelling other than the one (1) upon 34 which the applicant makes application where a claimant who is unable to 35 reside in the dwelling upon which the application is made lives and 36 receives help in daily living, protection and security. 37 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 38 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 39 passage and approval, and retroactively to January 1, 2000.
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 Moved by Sellman Seconded by Mader IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE AMENDMENT TO H.B. NO. 483 1 AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1 2 On page 2 of the printed bill, delete lines 25 through 27 and insert: 3 "degree of forty percent (40%) or more. "Income" does not include lump sum 4 death benefits made by the social security administration pursuant to 42 5 U.S.C. section 402(i). Documentation of medical expenses may be required by 6 the county". 7 CORRECTION TO TITLE 8 On page 1, delete lines 3 through 5 and insert: "IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE 9 THAT "INCOME" DOES NOT INCLUDE LUMP SUM DEATH BENEFITS MADE BY THE SOCIAL 10 SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PURSUANT TO 42 U.S.C. SECTION 402(i); DECLARING AN 11 EMERGENCY AND PROVIDING RETROACTIVE APPLICATION.".
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 09609 This legislation would remove the requirement to list the Social Security death benefit as income. Listing this benefit causes some applicants to lose part or all of the circuit breaker relief. FISCAL NOTE The state will lose approximately $21,000 in tax revenue annually. CONTACT:Rep. Sher Sellman 208 332 1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE H 483