senate Bill S4757

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelter or humane society

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 06, 2010 referred to investigations and government operations
May 26, 2009 reported and committed to finance
Apr 27, 2009 referred to investigations and government operations

S4757 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A992
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1280, A742
2013-2014: S896, A979
2015-2016: S2894, S3670, A6770
2017-2018: S749, S2838, A3875
2019-2020: S4919, A286
2021-2022: S4940, A652

S4757 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for tax credit for the adoption of household pets from animal shelter or humane society.

S4757 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4757 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4757

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- 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 establishing  a  tax  credit
  for the adoption of household pets

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

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (qq) to read as follows:
  (QQ)  CREDIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF HOUSEHOLD PETS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINE AGAINST  THE  TAX  IMPOSED  BY
THIS  ARTICLE FOR THE COST OF ADOPTING A MAXIMUM OF THREE HOUSEHOLD PETS
PER TAXABLE YEAR FROM A QUALIFYING  POUND,  SHELTER,  DULY  INCORPORATED
SOCIETY  FOR  THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, HUMANE SOCIETY, DOG,
CAT OR OTHER PROTECTIVE OR RESCUE ASSOCIATION. THE AMOUNT OF THE  CREDIT
SHALL  BE FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF SUCH ADOPTION, BUT SHALL NOT EXCEED THE
MAXIMUM CREDIT OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER HOUSEHOLD PET, FOR  A  MAXIMUM
OF THREE PETS PER TAXABLE YEAR.
  (2)  DEFINITION.   THE TERM "HOUSEHOLD PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG, CAT OR
OTHER DOMESTICATED ANIMAL KEPT FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF  COMPANIONSHIP
THAT  IS  NORMALLY  MAINTAINED  IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR
PERSON WHO CARES FOR SUCH DOMESTICATED  ANIMAL,  PROVIDED  THAT  KEEPING
SUCH ANIMAL IS NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL,
STATE OR LOCAL LAW.
  (3)  WHEN  CREDIT  ALLOWED. THE CREDIT PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SUBSECTION
SHALL BE ALLOWED WITH RESPECT TO  THE  TAXABLE  YEAR,  COMMENCING  AFTER
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINE, IN WHICH THE PET IS ADOPTED.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to pet
adoptions in taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2009.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00026-01-9

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