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IC 22-4-10.5
     Chapter 10.5. Skills 2016 Training Program

IC 22-4-10.5-0.5
Expiration date
    
Sec. 0.5. This chapter expires December 31, 2008.
As added by P.L.202-2005, SEC.2.

IC 22-4-10.5-1 Repealed
    
(Repealed by P.L.273-2003, SEC.8.)

IC 22-4-10.5-2
Establishment of program
    
Sec. 2. The skills 2016 training program is established for the following purposes:
        (1) To improve manufacturing productivity levels in Indiana.
        (2) To enable firms to become competitive by making workers more productive through training.
        (3) To create a competitive economy by creating and retaining jobs.
        (4) To encourage the increased training necessary because of an aging workforce.
        (5) To avoid potential payment of unemployment compensation by providing workers with enhanced job skills.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.

IC 22-4-10.5-3
Amount of assessment
    
Sec. 3. The skills 2016 training assessment is nine hundredths percent (0.09%) to be assessed upon the previous year's taxable wages (as defined in IC 22-4-4-2) paid by all employers except those who have elected to make payments in lieu of contributions (as defined in IC 22-4-2-32).
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.

IC 22-4-10.5-4
Payment of assessments
    
Sec. 4. (a) Skills 2016 training assessments accrue and are payable by each employer under section 3 of this chapter for each calendar year in which the employer is subject to IC 22-4-10-1 with respect to wages for employment.
    (b) Skills 2016 training assessments are due and payable to the department by each employer for the purposes set forth in section 2 of this chapter and are not deductible, in whole or in part, from the wages of individuals in the service of the employer.
    (c) Skills 2016 training assessments paid under this chapter:
        (1) shall not be credited to the employer's experience account; and
        (2) do not affect the computation of an employer's contribution rate under IC 22-4-11-2.


As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.

IC 22-4-10.5-5
Collection of delinquent or unpaid assessments
    
Sec. 5. Delinquent or unpaid skills 2016 training assessments shall be collected in a manner provided for the collection of unemployment insurance taxes.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.

IC 22-4-10.5-6
Administration of program
    
Sec. 6. (a) The skills 2016 training program is to be administered by the Indiana economic development corporation in the manner prescribed by IC 5-28-27.
    (b) The Indiana economic development corporation shall enter into an agreement with the department of workforce development for the department of workforce development to administer the fund.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.202-2005, SEC.3.

IC 22-4-10.5-7
Deposit of assessments
    
Sec. 7. The department shall deposit skills 2016 training assessments paid to the department under this chapter in the skills 2016 training fund established by IC 5-28-27-3.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.273-2003, SEC.2; P.L.202-2005, SEC.4.

IC 22-4-10.5-8
Interest; penalties
    
Sec. 8. (a) Skills 2016 assessments unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable bear interest at the rate of one percent (1%) per month or fraction of a month from and after that date until payment plus accrued interest is received by the department.
    (b) A twenty-five dollar ($25) penalty shall be assessed on any skills 2016 assessments that are unpaid on the date subsequent to the date on which they are due and payable.
    (c) All penalty and interest collected on delinquent skills 2016 assessments shall be deposited in the skills 2016 training fund established under IC 22-4-24.5.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.

IC 22-4-10.5-9
Annual reports
    
Sec. 9. For each state fiscal year, the department shall prepare an annual report on the use of the skills 2016 training funds as a part of the report required by IC 22-4-18-7.
As added by P.L.290-2001, SEC.1.