Administrative Rule Adopted by Revenue Bureau Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
For purposes of the Arts Education and Access Income Tax (“Tax”) administrative rules only, the following definitions apply:
A. “Income” includes, but is not limited to, all income earned or received from any source. Examples of income include, but are not limited to, interest from individual or joint savings accounts or other interest bearing accounts, child support payments, alimony, unemployment assistance, disability income, sales of stocks and other property (even if sold at a loss), dividends, gross receipts from a business and wages as an employee. “Income” does not include benefits payable under the federal old age and survivors insurance program or benefits under section 3(a), 4(a) or 4(f) of the federal Railroad Retirement Act of 1974, as amended, or their successors, or any other income a city or local municipality is prohibited from taxing pursuant to applicable state or federal law.
1. Examples of income the city is prohibited from taxing include, but are not limited to, Social Security benefits, Public Employee Retirement (PERS) pension benefits , federal pension benefits (FERS) and income from US Treasury bill notes and bonds interest.
2. The City may tax income federal and/or state governments choose not to tax.
B. “Income-earning” means the receipt of income from any source whatsoever, including, but not limited to, gainful employment and investments.
C. “Taxfiler” means a resident of the City who is or could be subject to the Tax or the taxfiler’s authorized representative.
D. “Taxfiler’s authorized representative” means a person to whom the taxfiler has provided written authorization to conduct business with the Bureau on the taxfiler’s behalf, as well as persons who are authorized by law to represent the taxfiler, such as a personal representative, guardian or attorney.
E. “Tax Year” means the calendar year.
Amended by Director of Revenue Bureau May 2, 2013.
Amended by Director of Revenue Bureau March 19, 2013.
Adopted by Director of Revenue Bureau February 20, 2013.
Filed for inclusion in PPD March 4, 2013.