senate Bill S5319A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the use of identification numbers for filing tax documents

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2012 print number 5319a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to investigations and government operations
May 05, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

S5319 - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-a, Tax L

S5319 - Summary

Requires the use of identification numbers for filing tax documents; provides that individuals must go into a tax preparer's office one time and must show identification to retrieve their permanent number.

S5319 - Sponsor Memo

S5319 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5319

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 use  of  iden-
  tification numbers for filing tax documents

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 29-a to read
as follows:
  S 29-A. ELECTRONIC FILING OF AUTHORIZED TAX DOCUMENTS;  IDENTIFICATION
NUMBER. 1. ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, ANY INDIVID-
UAL  WHO ELECTRONICALLY FILES AN AUTHORIZED TAX DOCUMENT SHALL, PRIOR TO
FILING SUCH DOCUMENT, OBTAIN AN IDENTIFICATION NUMBER TO USE WHEN FILING
SUCH DOCUMENT. SUCH IDENTIFICATION NUMBER SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE AT ALL
OFFICES AT WHICH PROFESSIONAL TAX PREPARERS PREPARE TAXES AND  FROM  THE
DEPARTMENT.    INDIVIDUALS  WHO ELECTRONICALLY FILE AUTHORIZED TAX DOCU-
MENTS ARE REQUIRED TO RETRIEVE THEIR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IN PERSON AND
SHALL SHOW GOVERNMENT ISSUED  IDENTIFICATION  TO  THE  PROFESSIONAL  TAX
PREPARER  TO RECEIVE SUCH NUMBER. IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS SHALL BE PERMA-
NENT AND SHALL BE USED FOR ALL TAX FILINGS.  THE  INDIVIDUAL  NEED  ONLY
APPEAR  ONE TIME TO RECEIVE THEIR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER.  THE DEPARTMENT
IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
NECESSARY  TO  CARRY  OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AS WELL AS THE
MANNER AND FORM IN WHICH APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  IDENTIFICATION  NUMBERS
SHALL  BE  MADE.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "AUTHORIZED TAX
DOCUMENT" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH  ONE  OF
SUBDIVISION (A) OF SECTION TWENTY-NINE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect January 1, 2012; provided, however,
that effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any
rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act  on  its
effective  date is authorized to be made and completed on or before such
date.

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

S5319A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-a, Tax L

S5319A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the use of identification numbers for filing tax documents; provides that individuals must go into a tax preparer's office one time and must show identification to retrieve their permanent number.

S5319A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5319A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5319--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations -- recommitted to the Committee on Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the tax law, in relation to requiring the use of iden-
  tification numbers for filing tax documents

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

  Section 1. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 29-a to read
as follows:
  S  29-A. ELECTRONIC FILING OF AUTHORIZED TAX DOCUMENTS; IDENTIFICATION
NUMBER. 1. ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, ANY  INDI-
VIDUAL  WHO ELECTRONICALLY FILES AN AUTHORIZED TAX DOCUMENT SHALL, PRIOR
TO FILING SUCH DOCUMENT, OBTAIN AN IDENTIFICATION  NUMBER  TO  USE  WHEN
FILING SUCH DOCUMENT. SUCH IDENTIFICATION NUMBER SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE
AT  ALL  OFFICES  AT  WHICH PROFESSIONAL TAX PREPARERS PREPARE TAXES AND
FROM THE DEPARTMENT.  INDIVIDUALS WHO ELECTRONICALLY FILE AUTHORIZED TAX
DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO RETRIEVE THEIR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER IN PERSON
AND SHALL SHOW GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION TO THE PROFESSIONAL  TAX
PREPARER  TO RECEIVE SUCH NUMBER. IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS SHALL BE PERMA-
NENT AND SHALL BE USED FOR ALL TAX FILINGS.  THE  INDIVIDUAL  NEED  ONLY
APPEAR  ONE TIME TO RECEIVE THEIR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER.  THE DEPARTMENT
IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO PROMULGATE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
NECESSARY  TO  CARRY  OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, AS WELL AS THE
MANNER AND FORM IN WHICH APPLICATION  FOR  SUCH  IDENTIFICATION  NUMBERS
SHALL  BE  MADE.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "AUTHORIZED TAX
DOCUMENT" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH  ONE  OF
SUBDIVISION (A) OF SECTION TWENTY-NINE OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11257-03-1

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