senate Bill S5547

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends the authorization of the city of Oswego to impose an additional rate of sales and compensating use taxes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 28, 2011 signed chap.254
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
home rule request
ordered to third reading rules cal.492
substituted for a7887
Jun 15, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1123
Jun 01, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations

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Jun 7, 2011 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2011

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S5547 - Bill Details

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A7887
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1210, Tax L

S5547 - Bill Texts

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Extends the authorization of the city of Oswego to impose an additional rate of sales and compensating use taxes.

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BILL NUMBER:S5547

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the tax law, in relation to extending the authorization of the
city of Oswego to impose an additional rate of sales and compensating
use taxes

PURPOSE:
To authorize the City of Oswego to impose an additional rate of sales
and compensating use taxes for the period beginning September 1, 2004 and
ending November 30, 2013.

SUMMARY:
Amends the tax law to authorize and empower the City of Oswego to
adopt and amend local laws, ordinances, or resolutions to continue to
impose a one percent additional tax rate during the period of
September 1, 2004 and ending November 30, 2013.

JUSTIFICATION:
On May 9, 2011 the Oswego Common Council unanimously passed Resolution
No. 154 requesting their New York State Assembly and Senate
representatives to pass a bill to authorize the City to continue the
imposition of the additional 1% sales and use tax.

According to the City of Oswego, the increased sales tax has allowed
the City of Oswego to maintain property tax rates and meet criteria
for Aid and Incentives to Municipalities for additional revenue
sharing. Annually, the increased sales tax revenue generates
approximately $1.5 million in revenue. If the additional one percent
is not extended for The City of Oswego, they estimate that this would
cause a 21.3 percent increase in property taxes. Further,
opportunities for additional revenue sharing through AIM would also
be lost.

HISTORY:
S.4247 of 2009 - Chaptered.
S.5054 of 2007 - Chaptered.
S.2534 of 2005 - Chaptered.

FISCAL IMPACT:
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  5547

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 extending the  authorization
  of  the  city  of  Oswego  to  impose  an additional rate of sales and
  compensating use taxes

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

  Section  1.  Clause 6 of subparagraph (ii) of the opening paragraph of
section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 145 of  the  laws  of
2009, is amended to read as follows:
  (6)  the  city of Oswego is hereby further authorized and empowered to
adopt and amend local laws,  ordinances  or  resolutions  imposing  such
taxes  at  a  rate  which is one percent additional to the three percent
rate authorized above in this paragraph for such  city  for  the  period
beginning  September first, two thousand four, and ending November thir-
tieth, two thousand [eleven] THIRTEEN;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11557-01-1

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