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  173.796.  Tax credit for donations to fund — tax credits prohibited, when. — 1.  As used in this section, the term "taxpayer" means an individual, a partnership, or a corporation as described in section 143.441 or 143.471, and includes any charitable organization which is exempt from federal income tax and whose Missouri unrelated business taxable income, if any, would be subject to the state income tax imposed under chapter 143.

  2.  Any taxpayer may make a contribution to the fund. Within the limits specified in subsection 3 of this section, a taxpayer shall be allowed a credit against the taxes imposed pursuant to chapter 143, except for sections 143.191 to 143.265, on that individual or entity of up to fifty percent of the total amount contributed to the fund, not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars per taxpayer.

  3.  The department of revenue shall administer the tax credits pursuant to this section, and shall certify eligibility for the tax credits in the order applications are received.  The total amount of tax credits certified in any one calendar year shall not exceed five million dollars annually.  Contributions of up to one hundred thousand dollars per annum per taxpayer may be certified by the department of revenue as a qualified contribution for purposes of receiving a tax credit under this program.

  4.  If the amount of tax credit exceeds the total tax liability for the year in which the tax credit is claimed, the amount that exceeds the state tax liability may be carried forward for credit against the taxes imposed pursuant to chapter 143, except for sections 143.191 to 143.265, for the succeeding ten years, or until the full credit is used, whichever occurs first.

  5.  For all tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2005, no tax credits shall be authorized, awarded, or issued to any person or entity claiming any tax credit under this section.

  6.  The provisions of this section shall become effective January 1, 1999.


(L. 1998 H.B. 1694, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1099, A.L. 2007 1st Ex. Sess. H.B. 1)

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