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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 151 : INCOME TAXES

Subchapter 012 : SETOFF DEBT COLLECTION

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 5930y)
  • [Section 5930y repealed effective January 1, 2014; shall apply to taxable years beginning on or after July 1, 2005 and no credit under this section shall be available for any taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2014. See note below.]

    § 5930y. Wood products manufacture tax credit

    (a) Definitions. The Secretary of Commerce and Community Development, annually on or before February 1, shall designate any two adjacent counties having at least five percent of their combined jobs provided by employers that manufacture finished wood products and having the highest combined unemployment rate in the state for at least one month in the previous calendar year. Upon making a designation, the Secretary shall send a written notice to the Commissioner of Taxes identifying the designated counties.

    (b) A credit against the income tax liability is available as follows:

    (1) A credit of two percent of the wages paid in the taxable year by an employer for services performed in the designated counties associated with the manufacture of finished wood products. The credit shall be available to the employer in any year the counties qualify and for one year after a qualification ends. As used in this section, "finished wood products" means wood products that are manufactured into the form in which they are offered for sale to consumers.

    (2) The credit, either alone or in combination with any other credit allowed by this chapter, shall not reduce the income tax liability of the employer by more than 80 percent.

    (3) The recapture of development incentives established in 3 V.S.A. chapter 47, subchapter 6 shall apply to the tax credits in this section, except that the provisions of subsection 2512(c) of that title shall not apply to a business relocation outside the designated counties. (Added 2005, No. 2 (Sp. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 22, 2005; amended 2011, No. 45, § 17a, eff. May 24, 2011.)