Meeting to consider SB 321

Senate Finance Committee

May 24, 2022 | 12:30 p.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A

Agenda

Meeting to consider SB 321

Senate Finance Committee to hold Hearing on PA Film Tax Credits

Harrisburg –The Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Sen. Scott Hutchinson (R-21), has scheduled a public hearing in Pittsburgh to receive testimony on the successes and challenges facing Pennsylvania’s Film Tax Credit Program.  

Several lawmakers have introduced legislation related to the program and are expected to take part in the hearing, including Sen. Camera Bartolotta (R-46), Sen. Devlin Robinson (R-37) and committee minority chairman, Sen. Wayne Fontana (D-42).

The hearing will be held Wednesday, April 20 at 10 a.m., at the Omni William Penn Hotel (Allegheny Room, 17th Floor).

The hearing will be livestreamed at PASenateGOP.com.

CONTACT: Justin Leventry jleventry@pasen.gov

Meeting to consider SB 230, SB 622 and HB 2058

Senate Finance Committee

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 | Off the Floor

Senate Rules Room

Agenda

Meeting to consider SB 230, SB 622 and HB 2058

Schedule

Call to Order

Consideration of Legislation

SB 230 (Phillips-Hill) – Amends the definition of “income” in the Taxpayer Relief Act.

  • A03623 (Hutchinson)

SB 622 (Pittman) – Amends the definition of “enforcement officer” in the State Employees’ Retirement Code.

HB 2058 (Mako) – Amends the Local Tax Enabling Act of 1965 to align the filing deadlines for Earned Income Tax and Net Profits Tax returns with the deadline to file Personal Income Tax returns.

Recess subject to the call of the Chair

 

Senate Finance Committee Approves STEB Nominations

The Senate Finance Committee approved two nominations for the State Tax Equalization Board (STEB) on Wednesday (June 23), according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

The Finance Committee recommended Senate confirmation of the nominations of Gary Baker and Brittany Mercadante to the STEB. STEB’s primary function is to determine the aggregate market value of taxable real property in each political subdivision and school district throughout Pennsylvania. The market values are certified annually to the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the respective school districts on or before July 1 of each year. These market values are used in a legislative formula that determines the distribution of the state subsidies to each school district.

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Contact:          Nathan Akers              nakers@pasen.gov

Senate Finance Committee to Consider Nominations on Wednesday

The Senate Finance Committee will consider two nominations for the State Tax Equalization Board (STEB) at its meeting set for 10 a.m. on Wednesday (June 23) in Room 8E-B of the Capitol East Wing, according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

The Finance Committee will also consider the nominations of Gary Baker and Brittany Mercadante to the STEB. STEB’s primary function is to determine the aggregate market value of taxable real property in each political subdivision and school district throughout Pennsylvania. The market values are certified annually to the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the respective school districts on or before July 1 of each year. These market values are used in a legislative formula that determines the distribution of the state subsidies to each school district.

The meeting will be livestreamed at: https://finance.pasenategop.com/.

Contact:          Nathan Akers              nakers@pasen.gov

 

 

 

Meeting to consider HB 1348

Senate Finance Committee

Monday, June 21, 2021 | Off the Floor

Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation


Meeting to consider HB 1348

Senate Finance Committee Approves Four Bills

The Senate Finance Committee approved four bills today (June 14), according to Committee Chairman Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21).

Senate Bill 347, relating to like-kind exchanges and introduced by Senator John DiSanto (R-15), would mirror Pennsylvania law to federal, removing a disadvantage Pennsylvania small businesses face when competing with those in other states.

Senate Bill 447, introduced by Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), would reduce the Corporate Net Income Tax by 0.5 percent every year over a period of six years until it reaches 6.99 percent.

Senate Bill 586, introduced by Senator David Argall (R-29) addresses eligibility for the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program.

House Bill 952, introduced by Representative Donna Oberlander (R-63), converts the current Computer Data Center Equipment Incentive Program from a Sales and Use Tax refund program to a Sales and Use Tax exemption.

The bills now go to the full Senate for consideration.

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Contact:          Nathan Akers              nakers@pasen.gov