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H. B. No. 450 As IntroducedAs Introduced
|129th General Assembly|
Representatives Driehaus, Szollosi, Antonio, Fedor, Stinziano, Reece, Yuko, Okey
To enact section 5747.084 of the Revised Code to
promote enrollment for the veterans' compensation
authorized in Section 2r of Article VIII, Ohio
Constitution, by enabling eligible veterans to
identify themselves on the personal income tax
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 5747.084 of the Revised Code be
enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 5747.084. As used in this section, "eligible veteran"
means an individual taxpayer who is eligible for the compensation
authorized by Section 2r of Article VIII, Ohio Constitution.
An individual taxpayer who is an eligible veteran may
indicate on the taxpayer's annual return filed under section
5747.08 of the Revised Code that the taxpayer, the taxpayer's
spouse, or a dependent is an eligible veteran. The tax
commissioner shall provide a space on the annual return forms by
which a taxpayer may make such an indication. The space provided
shall allow a taxpayer to indicate whether the taxpayer, spouse,
or dependent served in active duty in the United States armed
forces at any time between August 2, 1990, and March 3, 1991, at
any time between October 7, 2001, and the date determined by the
president of the United States as the end of involvement of the
United States armed forces in Afghanistan, or at any time between
March 19, 2003, and the date determined by the president of the
United States as the end of the involvement of the United States
armed forces in Iraq. The commissioner shall also print in the
instructions accompanying the annual return form the definition of
an eligible veteran and a notice that, for any person identified
on the return as an eligible veteran, the commissioner will
forward to the director of veterans services the person's name,
address, and the term during which the person served in active
duty in the United States armed forces as indicated on the return.
For each person identified on a return as an eligible
veteran, the tax commissioner shall forward to the director of
veterans services the person's name, address, and term during
which the person served in active duty in the United States armed
forces as indicated on the return.