senate Bill S3985

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to provide for the payment of refunds within 30 days of the receipt of a tax return

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2010 reported and committed to finance
Feb 23, 2010 notice of petition - requested
Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
Apr 07, 2009 referred to investigations and government operations

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Mar 16, 2010 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 16, 2010

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S3985 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5100
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง171, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2631, A4511, A6834
2013-2014: S3047, A6753, A9219
2015-2016: S1782, A3488
2017-2018: S2152, A3649
2019-2020: S4157, A2555

S3985 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to provide for the payment by the department of taxation and finance of tax refunds within 30 days of the receipt of a taxpayer's tax return, unless there is a discrepancy in such return, in which case the department shall provide written notice to the taxpayer of such discrepancy and a date when the discrepancy will be resolved; failure to comply with such refund and notice requirement shall make the department of taxation and finance liable for interest on the refund due at a rate of 6% per annum.

S3985 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3985

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  WINNER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to requiring  the  commissioner
  of  taxation  and  finance  to  provide  for the timely payment of tax
  refunds to taxpayers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  171  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subdivision twenty-ninth to read as follows:
  TWENTY-NINTH. A. PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT BY THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  EVERY
REFUND DUE A TAXPAYER PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE
RECEIPT  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  THE  TAX  RETURN CLAIMING SUCH REFUND;
PROVIDED THAT, IF THE DEPARTMENT IS UNABLE TO PAY A TAX  REFUND  BECAUSE
OF  A  DISCREPANCY  IN  THE TAXPAYER'S TAX RETURN, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL,
WITHIN SUCH THIRTY DAY PERIOD, PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE TAXPAYER OF
THE SPECIFIC DISCREPANCY  AND  A  DATE  WHEN  SUCH  DISCREPANCY  CAN  BE
EXPECTED TO BE RESOLVED.
  B. UPON THE FAILURE TO PROVIDE A REFUND OR WRITTEN NOTICE TO A TAXPAY-
ER PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PAY
THE  TAXPAYER  INTEREST  ON THE REFUND OWED AT A RATE OF SIX PERCENT PER
ANNUM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08248-01-9

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