Enacts new GS 105-269.8 to allow an individual entitled to a refund of income taxes under Part 2 of Article 4 of GS Chapter 105 to elect to contribute all or part of the refund to be used for early detection of breast and cervical cancer at the Cancer Prevention and Control Branch of the Division of Public Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. Directs the Secretary of Revenue to provide appropriate language and space on the individual income tax form with an explanation that the contribution is irrevocable and will be used for early detection of breast and cervical cancer only. Directs the Secretary of Revenue to transmit contributions made pursuant to this statute to the State Treasurer, and directs the State Treasurer to distribute the contributions to the Cancer Prevention and Control Branch to be used in accordance with North Carolina's Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program's policies and procedures.
Clarifies that funds generated by this act are not intended to replace current appropriations for early detection of breast and cervical cancer. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, and expires for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2021.
Bill H 164 (2017-2018)Summary date: Feb 22 2017 - View summary