S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 2, 2012
Introduced by Sen. SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing counties to
establish a tax free week in August
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 1225 to read
S 1225. SALES TAX EXEMPTION. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW TO THE
CONTRARY, ANY COUNTY MAY ELECT TO EXEMPT PURCHASES OF GOODS AND MERCHAN-
DISE, EXCLUDING AUTOMOBILES AND GASOLINE, SOLD WITHIN THE COUNTY FROM
ANY TAXES IMPOSED PURSUANT TO PART ONE OF THIS ARTICLE FOR A TEN DAY
PERIOD IN AUGUST COMMENCING ON A FRIDAY AND ENDING ON A SUNDAY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.