Issues: Income Tax

LaValle Legislative Kick-Off: Economy and Jobs Top Agenda; Senate Votes on Jobs Creation and Taxpayer’s Protection Act.

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (R, C, I – Port Jefferson) said he voted today for the Senate Majority’s Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2011. LaValle said the three-part plan encourages the creation of new, private-sector jobs and ensures fiscal responsibility, including the enactment of a two percent state spending cap requiring a two-thirds “super majority” vote to increase taxes.

The people of the First Senatorial District made it abundantly clear during the last election cycle,” LaValle said, “No new taxes and we need jobs, jobs, jobs.”

January 19, 2011
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Retail Report

News From Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: August 3, 2010

Contact: Kevin M. Webb (518) 455-3531 (Huntley)

Diem Tran (917) 439-2965 (Squadron)

 

Senators Huntley and Squadron Release Senate Committee on Cities Report

To Help Local Businesses and Revitalize Retail Diversity

Small Retailers Vital to New York’s Economy, Culture

August 2, 2010
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Unclaimed Funds

News From Senator Shirley L. Huntley

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2010

Contact: Ami Shah | shah@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

Senator Huntley: Does the State Owe You Money?

Hundreds of Millions Returned to New Yorkers Annually

(D-Jamaica) Senator Shirley L. Huntley announced today that New Yorkers are owed hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed funds from the State, and can get any money they are owed simply by calling the state Comptroller’s office or going online.

July 22, 2010
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TRACK YOUR INCOME TAX REFUND

     Taxpayers whose state and/or federal income tax returns indicate they will receive a tax refund this year can use the Internet to find out when their refund will arrive.

     Both the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allow taxpayers to track the status of tax refunds online through their respective websites. Taxpayers can utilize both refund tracking services approximately 72 hours after they file their tax returns electronically or four weeks after they mail a paper return.

May 5, 2010
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Winner Still Seeking Bipartisan Support for 30-Day Tax Refunds

Albany, N.Y., March 18— State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) said today that he is still trying to build bipartisan support for legislation he sponsors to require the state to provide personal income tax refunds within 30 days after a taxpayer files a return.

Watch news report here.

March 19, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO STOP DELAY OF TAX REFUND CHECKS

In response to Governor Paterson’s proposal to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayers, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is now sponsoring legislation requiring the State to pay refunds within thirty days of receiving a tax return.

March 18, 2010
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Winner: Tax Refunds Should Not Be Delayed

Albany, N.Y.—State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) has urged New York Governor David Paterson to scrap any plans his administration is considering to delay payment of state income tax refunds to thousands of state taxpayers.

The Paterson administration’s consideration of a tax refund check postponement surfaced in news reports earlier this week.

March 2, 2010
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Your Refund Can't Wait

Taxpayers are struggling and in economic times like this, people use their income tax returns to pay rent, their heating bills, or put food on the table.

New Yorkers need their government to ease the pressure, not add to it.The Governor’s proposal to delay income tax returns would only punish New Yorkers who pay their taxes on time and in full, and just want the return they deserve.

There is a big difference between making tough decisions and bad decisions—this proposal is just plain wrong.

February 26, 2010
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February 25, 2010
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SENATOR ALESI: New York’s Taxpayers Deserve Their Refund Checks – “It’s Your Money”

    Senator Jim Alesi (R-Perinton), is co-sponsoring legislation in the New York State Senate that would require the State to process Individual Taxpayer Returns in a timely manner and promptly send out refunds. “It is unconscionable that the Governor would even consider delaying the return of taxpayer’s money to them,” said Senator Alesi.

February 25, 2010
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Aubertine: Tax Refunds Must Be Paid

 

Senator pushing resolution opposing Governor’s plan, signs petition to move bill to prevent it

February 24, 2010
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SEN. LITTLE INVITES ‘IT’S YOUR MONEY’ ONLINE PETITION SUPPORT

Senate effort underway to prevent unfair withholding of state income tax refunds

   State Senator Betty Little is inviting local residents to visit her web site and register their support for legislation that would prevent the implementation of an unfair  plan to withhold state income tax refunds.

   Governor David Paterson floated the proposal last week, citing low state revenue receipts.  Little and her Senate Republican colleagues are taking steps to prevent the ill-conceived plan from moving forward.

February 24, 2010
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Senator Ranzenhofer objects to Governor Paterson's proposal to hold onto your State tax refund money

Senator Ranzenhofer objects to Governor Paterson's proposal to hold onto your State tax refund money.

February 24, 2010
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Senator Valesky Opposes Governor's Plan to Delay Income Tax Returns

ALBANY, N.Y.--If New Yorkers have to pay their taxes on time, the state should provide its refunds on time, Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) and Senate Majority Democrats told Governor Paterson today. Passing a resolution with broad bi-partisan support, the Senate formally opposed the Governor’s scheme to delay more than $500 million in refunds to individuals and $200 in refunds to businesses.

February 24, 2010
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February 23, 2010
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Senate Majority Opposes Governor's Attempts To Delay Income Tax Refunds

If New Yorkers have to pay their taxes on time, the state should provide its refunds on time, Senate Majority Democrats told Governor Paterson today. Passing a resolution with broad bi-partisan support, the Senate formally opposed the Governor’s scheme to delay more than $500 million in refunds to individuals and $200 in refunds to businesses. 

February 23, 2010
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NYS Senator William Stachowski comments on Tax Refund Checks - 2/23/10

February 23, 2010: NYS Senator William Stachowski (D, 58th District, Part of Erie County) offers his thoughts on Gov. David Paterson's proposal to delay more than $700 million in income tax refunds.

February 23, 2010
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Senador de NYS Martin Malavé Dilan comentarios sobre la propuesta de demora de restitución

23 de febrero de 2010: senador NYS Martin Malavé Dilan (D, Distrito 17, parte de Condado de Queens) ofrece sus ideas sobre la propuesta del gobernador David Paterson para retrasar más de 700 millones de dólares en reembolsos de impuestos de ingresos.

February 23, 2010
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NYS Senator Darrel J. Aubertine comments on Gov. Paterson's tax refund delay proposal

February 23, 2010: NYS Senator Darrel J. Aubertine (D, 48th District, Jefferson and Oswego Counties and parts of St. Lawrence County) offers his thoughts on Gov. David Paterson's proposal to delay more than $700 million in income tax refunds.

February 23, 2010
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