CHAPTER 228a
R.E. VAN NORSTRAND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE ACT

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Sec. 12-633. Amount of tax credits; generally.
Sec. 12-635. Amount of tax credits; energy conservation, job training and programs serving low-income persons.

      Sec. 12-633. Amount of tax credits; generally. The Commissioner of Revenue Services shall grant a credit against any tax due under the provisions of chapter 207, 208, 209, 210, 211 or 212 in an amount not to exceed sixty per cent of the total cash amount invested during the taxable year by the business firm in programs operated or created pursuant to proposals approved pursuant to section 12-632, provided a tax credit not to exceed one hundred per cent of the total cash amount invested during the taxable year by the business firm may be allowed for investment in certain energy conservation projects as provided in subdivisions (1) and (2) of section 12-635.

      (P.A. 82-469, S. 3, 11; P.A. 86-269, S. 6, 10; P.A. 95-268, S. 4, 11; P.A. 03-225, S. 21; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 07-5, S. 11.)

      History: P.A. 82-469 effective June 11, 1982, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1982; P.A. 86-269 deleted the reference to tax credit allowed for investment in certain day care projects, as provided in Sec. 12-634, and reduced the amount allowed as tax credit for investment in certain energy conservation and employment and training projects from 70% to 60% of such investment, effective June 2, 1986, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1986, for companies investing in such programs; P.A. 95-268 deleted chapters 212a and 228 from the chapters which provide for taxes which may be granted a credit and lowered the amount of credit granted from 50% of the total amount invested to 40% of the total cash amount invested, effective July 6, 1995; P.A. 03-225 increased the amount of the credit from 40% to 60% of the amount invested, effective July 1, 2003, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2003; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 07-5 substituted 100% of total cash amount invested during taxable year by the business firm for 60% of amount, deleted employment and training projects and added "subdivisions (1) and (2) of" re Sec. 12-635, effective October 6, 2007.

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      Sec. 12-635. Amount of tax credits; energy conservation, job training and programs serving low-income persons. The Commissioner of Revenue Services shall grant a credit against any tax due under the provisions of chapter 207, 208, 209, 210, 211 or 212: (1) In an amount not to exceed one hundred per cent of the total cash amount invested during the taxable year by the business firm in programs operated or created pursuant to proposals approved pursuant to section 12-632 for energy conservation projects directed toward properties occupied by persons, at least seventy-five per cent of whom are at an income level not exceeding one hundred fifty per cent of the poverty level for the year next preceding the year during which such tax credit is to be granted; (2) in an amount equal to one hundred per cent of the total cash amount invested during the taxable year by the business firm in programs operated or created pursuant to proposals approved pursuant to section 12-632 for energy conservation projects at properties owned or occupied by charitable corporations, foundations, trusts or other entities as determined under regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter; or (3) in an amount not to exceed sixty per cent of the total cash amount invested during the taxable year by the business firm (A) in employment and training programs directed at youths, at least seventy-five per cent of whom are at an income level not exceeding one hundred fifty per cent of the poverty level for the year next preceding the year during which such tax credit is to be granted; (B) in employment and training programs directed at handicapped persons as determined under regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter; (C) in employment and training programs for unemployed workers who are fifty years of age or older; (D) in education and employment training programs for recipients in the temporary family assistance program; or (E) in child care services. Any other program which serves persons at least seventy-five per cent of whom are at an income level not exceeding one hundred fifty per cent of the poverty level for the year next preceding the year during which such tax credit is to be granted and which meets the standards for eligibility under this chapter shall be eligible for a tax credit under this section in an amount equal to sixty per cent of the total cash invested by the business firm in such program.

      (P.A. 82-469, S. 5, 11; P.A. 83-328, S. 3, 4; P.A. 85-505, S. 4, 21; P.A. 86-269, S. 8, 10; P.A. 95-268, S. 7, 11; P.A. 96-262, S. 1, 11; June 18 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-2, S. 16, 165; P.A. 06-196, S. 91; P.A. 07-242, S. 72; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 07-5, S. 12.)

      History: P.A. 82-469 effective June 11, 1982, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1982; P.A. 83-328 added employment and training programs for unemployed workers who are 50 years of age or older to the list of programs under this section; P.A. 85-505 added education and employment training programs for recipients in AFDC program to applicable programs under this section; P.A. 86-269 decreased the percentage of total investment for purposes of energy conservation projects or certain employment and training programs allowed as a tax credit, from 70% of such total to 60%, effective June 2, 1986, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1986, for companies investing in such programs; P.A. 95-268 deleted chapters 212a and 228 from the chapters which provide for taxes which may be granted a credit and changed the amount of credit granted from an amount not to exceed 70% of the total amount invested to an amount not to exceed 60% of the total cash amount invested, effective July 6, 1995; P.A. 96-262 added child care services to the list of programs under this section, effective July 1, 1996, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1997; June 18 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-2 replaced a reference to aid to families with dependent children with temporary family assistance, effective July 1, 1997; P.A. 06-196 made a technical change, effective June 7, 2006; P.A. 07-242 increased percentage of total investment for purposes of energy conservation projects allowed as a tax credit from 60% of such total to 100% of such total, designated provisions re such credit as Subdiv. (1), added Subdiv. (2) re energy conservation projects at properties owned or operated by certain organizations, designated employment and training program credit as Subdiv. (3) and established percentage of total investment for such credit at 60%, effective July 1, 2007; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 07-5 inserted Subpara. designators (A) to (E) in Subdiv. (3), inserted "in an amount equal to sixty per cent of the total cash invested by the business firm" re any other program, and made technical changes, effective October 6, 2007.

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