senate Bill S1420

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes persons with disabilities within the definition of head of household for the senior citizens' tax abatement for rent-controlled and regulated property

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S1420 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1575

S1420 - Summary

Includes persons with disabilities (defined) within the definition of head of household for purposes of making them eligible for the senior citizens' tax abatement for rent-controlled and rent-regulated property.

S1420 - Sponsor Memo

S1420 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1420

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation  to  providing  a
  rent increase exemption to persons with disabilities

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the
real property tax law, as amended by section 1 of  chapter  188  of  the
laws  of  2005,  paragraph a as separately amended by chapter 205 of the
laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  a. for a dwelling unit where the head of the  household  is  a  person
sixty-two  years  of  age  or  older,  OR  IS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY
RECEIVING SOCIAL  SECURITY  DISABILITY  INSURANCE  (SSDI)  OR  CURRENTLY
RECEIVING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE BENEFITS BASED ON DETERMINATION OF DISABIL-
ITY  AS  PROVIDED  IN  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-SIX  OF THE SOCIAL
SERVICES LAW AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  no  tax
abatement  shall be granted if the combined income of all members of the
household for the income tax year  immediately  preceding  the  date  of
making  application exceeds four thousand dollars, or such other sum not
more than twenty-five thousand dollars beginning July first,  two  thou-
sand  five,  twenty-six thousand dollars beginning July first, two thou-
sand six, twenty-seven thousand dollars beginning July first, two  thou-
sand  seven,  twenty-eight  thousand  dollars  beginning July first, two
thousand eight, and twenty-nine thousand dollars beginning  July  first,
two  thousand  nine,  as  may be provided by the local law, ordinance or
resolution adopted pursuant to this section, provided that when the head
of the household retires before the commencement of such income tax year
and the date of filing the application, the income for such year may  be
adjusted  by  excluding  salary  or  earnings  and projecting his or her
retirement income over the entire period of such year.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04760-01-1

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