(as introduced)

3rd Session, 61st General Assembly
Nova Scotia
60 Elizabeth II, 2011

Private Member's Bill

Income Tax Act

The Honourable Wayne J. Gaudet

First Reading: November 3, 2011

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

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Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Income Tax Act to increase the $500 volunteer firefighter and ground search and rescue tax credit to $1000 for the taxation year 2010 and for subsequent taxation years.

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An Act to Amend Chapter 217
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Income Tax Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Subsection 38A(2) of Chapter 217 of the Revised Statutes of 1989, the Income Tax Act, as enacted by Chapter 9 of the Acts of 2007 and amended by Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2008, is further amended by

(a) striking out "and" at the end of clause (b);

(b) striking out "and subsequent taxation years." in clause (c) and substituting "taxation year; and" ; and

(c) adding immediately after clause (c) the following clause:

2 The monies required for the purpose of this Act shall be paid out of monies appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.

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