Michigan Bill Including ‘Fetus’ as Dependent for Tax Purposes (HB 4914)
This law was last updated on Sep 5, 2019
HB 4914 would allow a person to claim a fetus as a dependent on state income taxes.
The bill would redefine “dependent” under the tax code to include:
A fetus that has, as determined by a physician, completed at least 12 weeks of gestation as of the last day of the tax year, and that has been under the care and observation of a physician since at least 12 weeks of gestation.
This provision would be effective for tax years beginning on and after January 1, 2019.
Companion bill to SB 393.
9/3/19 – Introduced.