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File #: 21-0115    Version: 0 Name: Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Baltimore City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/9/2021
Enactment #:
Title: Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices For the purpose of granting a tax credit against the City personal property tax imposed on a dwelling that uses a solar energy device or geothermal energy device; imposing certain qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount and administration of the credit; allowing for carry-over of the credit; requiring an annual report regarding the credit; and defining certain terms.
Sponsors: John T. Bullock, Mark Conway, Ryan Dorsey, Odette Ramos, Sharon Green Middleton, Kristerfer Burnett, Phylicia Porter, Zeke Cohen
Indexes: Energy, Tax Credits
Attachments: 1. 21-0115~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0115, 3. CHAP 21-0115, 4. Planning - 21-0115
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Bullock


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Tax Credit for Energy Conservation Devices
For the purpose of granting a tax credit against the City personal property tax imposed on a dwelling that uses a solar energy device or geothermal energy device; imposing certain qualifications for credit eligibility; providing for the amount and administration of the credit; allowing for carry-over of the credit; requiring an annual report regarding the credit; and defining certain terms.
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By adding
Article 28 - Taxes
Section 10-31
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 28. Taxes

Subtitle 10. Credits

§ 10-31. Energy Conservation Devices (Personal Property Tax Credit)

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

(2) Eligible costs.

“Eligible costs” means reasonable costs incurred:


(i) within the 12 months before the initial application for the credit;

(ii) for a solar energy device or geothermal energy device, including any part, component, or accessory equipment necessary to operate the device; and

(iii) associated with installing the device.

(3) Geothermal energy device.

“Geothermal ener...

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