For income tax years commencing prior to January 1, 2025, a taxpayer who makes a monetary contribution to promote child care in the state is allowed an income tax credit that is equal to 50% of the total value of the contribution. The act extends the credit for 3 years.
The act requires the department of revenue to consult with the early childhood leadership commission, the public-private collaboration unit in the department of personnel, and the department of early childhood to develop recommendations for measuring the effectiveness of the tax credit and recommendations for improving and expanding the tax credit. The act also requires the state auditor to prepare the tax expenditure evaluation report for the credit that the law periodically requires in the income tax year commencing January 1, 2026.
For the 2023-24 state fiscal year, $78,254 is appropriated from the general fund to the department of revenue to implement the act and $10,881 of the appropriation is reappropriated to the department of personnel to provide document management services for the department of revenue.
APPROVED by Governor May 23, 2023
EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023
NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)