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The purposes of this chapter are to replace property taxes imposed on electric companies, natural gas companies, electric cooperatives, and municipal utilities with a system of taxation which will remove tax costs as a factor in a competitive environment by imposing like generation, transmission, and delivery taxes on similarly situated competitors who generate, transmit, or deliver electricity or natural gas in the same competitive service area, to preserve revenue neutrality and debt capacity for local governments and taxpayers, to preserve neutrality in the allocation and cost impact of any replacement tax among and upon consumers of electricity and natural gas in this state, and to provide a system of taxation which reduces existing administrative burdens on state government.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Iowa Code Title X. Financial Resources [Chs. 421-454] § 437A.2. Purposes - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ia/title-x-financial-resources-chs-421-454/ia-code-sect-437a-2/
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