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92_HB2466 LRB9204407MWpc 1 AN ACT concerning taxes. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Income Tax Act is amended by 5 changing Section 212 as follows: 6 (35 ILCS 5/212) 7 (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 1, 2003) 8 Sec. 212. Earned income tax credit. 9 (a) With respect to the federal earned income tax credit 10 allowed for the taxable year under Section 32 of the federal 11 Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C. 32, each individual taxpayer 12 is entitled to a credit against the tax imposed by 13 subsections (a) and (b) of Section 201 in an amount equal to 14 5% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning 15 on or after January 1, 2000 and ending on or before December 16 31, 2002. 17 For a non-resident or part-year resident, the amount of 18 the credit under this Section shall be in proportion to the 19 amount of income attributable to this State. 20 (b) In no event shall a credit under this Section reduce 21 the taxpayer's liability to less than zero. 22 (b-5) For the taxable year beginning on January 1, 2000, 23 using income tax records received from the Internal Revenue 24 Service, the Department must identify the taxpayers who 25 received the federal earned income tax credit and determine 26 whether those taxpayers claimed a credit under this Section. 27 If the Department determines that a taxpayer is entitled to a 28 credit under this Section but did not claim the credit, the 29 Department must calculate the amount of the taxpayer's 30 credit. The amount calculated by the Department must be 31 certified to the State Treasurer and the State Comptroller, -2- LRB9204407MWpc 1 who must refund the certified amount to the taxpayer. 2 (c) This Section is repealed on June 1, 2003. 3 (Source: P.A. 91-700, eff. 5-11-00.) 4 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 5 becoming law.
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