Support Employees with Significant Commutes

Last updated: Jun 11, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Erin Herbig, House 43
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 947

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill is dead.

UPDATE: This bill passed the House with a 72-71 vote. It is now in the Senate. However, the bill carries a $34 million fiscal note.

Summary:

This bill provides an income tax credit for an individual with a round-trip commute of at least 50 miles between the individual's primary residence and primary place of employment. The credit is equal to 25¢ per mile plus tolls. The credit does not apply to miles or tolls for which the individual claims a deduction from federal income tax or if the individual is compensated by the employer.