January 2011 Special Session
Date of enactment: January 24, 2011
Senate Bill 2
Date of publication*: February 7, 2011
2011 WISCONSIN ACT 1
An Act to create 71.83 (1) (ce) and subchapter XVI of chapter 71 [precedes 71.98] of the statutes; relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to health savings accounts for state income and franchise tax purposes and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
71.83 (1) (ce) of the statutes is created to read:
(ce) Health savings accounts.
Any person who is liable for a penalty for federal income tax purposes under section 223
(f) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code is liable for a penalty equal to 33 percent of that penalty. The department of revenue shall assess, levy, and collect the penalty under this paragraph as it assesses, levies, and collects taxes under this chapter.
Subchapter XVI of chapter 71 [precedes 71.98] of the statutes is created to read:
Internal revenue code update
71.98 Internal Revenue Code update. The following federal laws, to the extent that they apply to the Internal Revenue Code, apply to this chapter:
(1) Health savings accounts.
(f) (5) (A), 223
, and 408
(d) (9) of the Internal Revenue Code, all as amended to December 31, 2010, and relating to health savings accounts.
(1) Required general fund balance. Section 20.003 (4) of the statutes does not apply to the action of the legislature in enacting this act.
(1) This act first applies to taxable years beginning on January 1, 2011.