senate Bill S1073

Authorizes the county of Schoharie to impose hotel and motel taxes not to exceed four percent

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 23 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 30 / Jun / 2009
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 30 / Jun / 2009
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.649
  • 30 / Jun / 2009
    • SUBSTITUTED BY A4718

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4718
Versions:
S1073
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Law Section:
Tax Law

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S1073

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the county of
Schoharie to impose hotel or motel taxes


PURPOSE :
To authorize Schoharie County to enact a local law to impose an
occupancy tax on hotel and motel rooms of up to 4%.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section 1: Adds a new section 1202-aa to the Tax Law to authorize
Schoharie County to impose a hotel and motel lodging tax of up to 4%.
Section 2: Provides that the bill shall take effect on the first of
the month next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a
law.

JUSTIFICATION :
The Schoharie County Board of Supervisors has requested this
legislation. The Board anticipates that authorizing the collection of
a hotel and motel lodging tax will enhance the general economy of
Schoharie County and its towns and villages through the promotion of
tourist activities, conventions, trade shows, special events and other
activities.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
S.8761 of 2008

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect on the first of the month next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.
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