INCOME TAX ACT OF 1967 (EXCERPT)
Act 281 of 1967
206.440 Children's trust fund; contribution designation.
(1) Effective for the tax year beginning January 1, 1982 and before January 1, 2005, an individual may designate on his or her annual return that a contribution of $2.00 or more of his or her refund and for tax years beginning on and after January 1, 2005, an individual may designate on his or her annual return that a contribution of $5.00 or more of his or her refund be credited to the children's trust fund created in 1982 PA 249, MCL 21.171 to 21.172. Notwithstanding any other provision in this section, for the tax years beginning on and after January 1, 2010, the contribution designation authorized under this section shall be offered and administered in accordance with section 435. If a taxpayer's refund is not sufficient to make a contribution under this section, the taxpayer may designate a contribution amount and that contribution amount shall be added to the taxpayer's tax liability for the tax year.
(2) The contribution designation authorized in this section shall be clearly and unambiguously printed on the first page of the state individual income tax return. Effective January 1, 2010, the contribution designation authorized under this section is no longer required to be printed on the first page of the state individual income tax return but shall be incorporated into the contributions schedule created by the department pursuant to section 435 and shall remain on the schedule until the contribution designation expires or is otherwise no longer available.
History: Add. 1982, Act 211, Eff. Sept. 29, 1982
Am. 1985, Act 156, Imd. Eff. Nov. 15, 1985
Am. 1996, Act 484, Eff. Jan. 1, 1996
Am. 2005, Act 160, Imd. Eff. Oct. 3, 2005
Am. 2007, Act 133, Imd. Eff. Nov. 1, 2007
Compiler's Notes: Subsection (1) of Section 3 of Act 484 provides:“Section 3. (1) Sections 264, 274, 439, 440, 471, 475, 506, 512, 522, and 527a of Act No. 281 of the Public Acts of 1967, as amended by this amendatory act, are retroactive and effective January 1, 1996.”
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