assembly Bill A5805

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides a tax exemption on certain non-commercial energy star appliances

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A5805 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1101, 1115, 1107, 1109 & 1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2411
2013-2014: A52

A5805 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a tax exemption on certain non-commercial energy star appliances; applies exemption on the first Saturday and Sunday of May and September on Energy Star appliances which cost less than twenty five hundred dollars; permits local legislation for exemptions on county/city level.

A5805 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5805

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax  law,  in relation to providing a sales and
  compensating use tax exemption on non-commercial  Energy  Star  appli-
  ances

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision (b) of section 1101 of the tax law is  amended
by adding a new paragraph 37 to read as follows:
  (37)  NEW ENERGY STAR APPLIANCE.  A RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATOR, COMBINA-
TION RESIDENTIAL REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER, RESIDENTIAL FREEZER,  RESIDENTIAL
CLOTHES WASHER, RESIDENTIAL COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS, RESIDENTIAL
BATTERY CHARGER, NON-COMMERCIAL WATER COOLER, NON-COMMERCIAL CEILING FAN
WITH  OR WITHOUT A LIGHT, NON-COMMERCIAL CEILING FAN LIGHT KIT, NON-COM-
MERCIAL  DISHWASHER,  ROOM  OR  CENTRAL  AIR CONDITIONER, NON-COMMERCIAL
FURNACE, NON-COMMERCIAL BOILER  AND  NON-COMMERCIAL  HOT  WATER  HEATER,
NON-COMMERCIAL  DEHUMIDIFIER, NON-COMMERCIAL PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT AND
NON-COMMERCIAL ROOM AIR CLEANER WHICH IS SOLD  FOR  THE  FIRST  TIME  AT
RETAIL,  PROVIDED  SUCH APPLIANCE QUALIFIES FOR, AND IS LABELED WITH, AN
ENERGY STAR LABEL BY THE MANUFACTURER, PURSUANT TO  AN  AGREEMENT  AMONG
THE  MANUFACTURER, THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND
THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY.
  S 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the  tax  law  is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph 44 to read as follows:
  (44)  DURING THE FIRST SATURDAY AND SUNDAY OF MAY AND THE FIRST SATUR-
DAY AND SUNDAY OF SEPTEMBER, NEW ENERGY STAR APPLIANCES THAT  COST  LESS
THAN  TWO  THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT IF SUCH
APPLIANCES COST THE INDIVIDUAL  MORE  THAN  TWO  THOUSAND  FIVE  HUNDRED
DOLLARS,  THE  FIRST  TWO  THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS SHALL BE EXEMPT
FROM SALES AND USES TAXES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09467-01-1

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