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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter77 > 77-382

77-382. Department; tax expenditure report; prepare; contents.The department shall prepare a tax expenditure report describing (1) the basic provisions of the Nebraska tax laws, (2) the actual or estimated revenue loss caused by the exemptions, deductions, exclusions, deferrals, credits, and preferential rates in effect on July 1 of each year and allowed under Nebraska's tax structure and in the property tax, and (3) the elements which make up the tax base for state and local income, including income, sales and use, property, and miscellaneous taxes. The department shall review the major tax exemptions for which state general funds are used to reduce the impact of revenue lost due to a tax expenditure. The report shall indicate an estimate of the amount of the reduction in revenue resulting from the operation of all tax expenditures. The report shall make recommendations relating to the elimination, in whole or in part, of particular tax expenditures or to the limiting of the duration of particular tax expenditures to a fixed number of years. It is the intent of the Legislature that nothing in the Tax Expenditure Reporting Act shall cause the valuation or assessment of any property exempt from taxation on the basis of its use exclusively for religious, educational, or charitable purposes. SourceLaws 1979, LB 17, § 4; R.S.Supp.,1979, § 77-356; Laws 1980, LB 834, § 23; Laws 1991, LB 82, § 2.