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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5020

 

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 33

 

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Referred to Committee on FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR THE PURCHASE OF A GUN SAFE.

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

That chapter 229 of the general statutes be amended to (1) establish a credit against the tax imposed under said chapter, in an amount equal to the price paid by a taxpayer, but not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars, for a new safe that (A) is specifically manufactured to store firearms, (B) is constructed of steel or a material of equal or greater strength, (C) has a combination or key lock listed by Underwriter Laboratories, and (D) is for the personal, noncommercial use of the taxpayer, and (2) provide further that such tax credit shall not be refundable or carried forward.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish a credit, not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars, against the personal income tax for the purchase of a gun safe for a taxpayer's personal use.