Michael A. (Mike) Crawford is Chairman of Crawford & Associates
HB 2928 Extends apportionment of state gross production tax for community water funds through June 30, 2016. Beginning July 1, 2016 4.28% will go in to REAP grant fund. Provides funding source for municipal water projects.
HB 2945 Increases the minimum value of confiscated property from $100 to $250 in which written notice of a hearing is required before disposition of property.
SB 46 Provides a sales tax exemption to the surviving unremarried spouses of 100% disabled veterans on sales not to exceed $1,000 per year.
SB 1075 Expands the conflict of interest exemption to municipalities with a population of not more than 5,000 and to activities not exceeding $5,000 for any single activity or $15,000 for all activities in a calendar year. Also clarifies that provisions do not apply in certain competitive bid circumstances.
SB 1471 Gives the State DHS the priority claim for refunds from the Tax Commission over municipal courts and district courts.