senate Bill S233

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes a mortgage interest credit against personal income tax

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S233 - Bill Details

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S233 - Bill Texts

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An act to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a mortgage
interest credit against personal income tax

Establishes a mortgage interest credit against personal income tax.

Section 606 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subsection

This bill would authorize that a New York State taxpayer will be
allowed a credit against the personal income tax for the interest paid
on a mortgage by said taxpayer on a principal residence located within
the State. Any tax credit not used in the taxable year in which the
residence was purchased may be carried over until the credit is fully
utilized. The amount of the tax credit shall not exceed 20% of the
interest paid on the mortgage or $5,000, whichever is less. Eligible
taxpayers cannot have an annual income more than the median household
income in the county in which the resident is located. In addition,
the credit will only be available to persons who have not owned a
principal residence within the preceding 5 years.

The purpose of this legislation is to make purchasing a home in New
York State a more viable opportunity. This would provide new
homebuyers with another incentive to buy a home in New York and
hopefully save money via the personal income tax credit.

2007-08, S.145; 2005-06, S.3148.

To be determined.

This act shall take effect immediately.
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