What is Replace Don’t Erase?

Replace Don’t Erase is an ongoing effort to preserve funding for cities, towns, counties, schools, townships, and libraries at a level that allows these units to continue providing Hoosiers with the quality of life they expect and deserve. Once again, the Indiana General Assembly is considering several provisions that would eliminate a significant portion of the business personal property tax, acts that would eliminate millions of dollars from local governments and hinder their ability to provide services, infrastructure, public safety, and other improvements. Growing Indiana’s economy is about more than a checklist of business taxes.

Today’s News

While several tax-related bills have been filed, HB 1002 (Brown) and SB 378 (Buchanan/Rogers) are getting the most buzz relative to the partial elimination of the business personal property tax. On Wednesday, January 12, the House Ways and Means Committee passed HB 1002 with a 15-7 vote, sending it to the full House for consideration. On Tuesday, January 11, the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee took testimony on SB 378. No vote was taken. 

Personal Property Tax

According to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance, personal property taxes are levied against equipment used in the production of income or held as an investment; billboards; foundations for the equipment; and all other tangible property other than real property.

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