senate Bill S6286

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Reinstates the Senior STAR rebate for the 2012-2013 school year and thereafter

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Feb 29, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 20, 2012 referred to aging

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Feb 29, 2012 - Aging committee Vote

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Aging Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2012

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S6286 - Details

Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1306-b, RPT L; add §178, amd §606, Tax L

S6286 - Summary

Reinstates the Senior STAR rebate for the 2012-2013 school year and thereafter; sets out amounts per year; authorizes commissioner of taxation to develop procedures for the implementation of such program.

S6286 - Sponsor Memo

S6286 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6286

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law and the tax law, in relation
  to reinstating the "Senior STAR" rebate program

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

  Section  1.    The  real  property  tax law is amended by adding a new
section 1306-b to read as follows:
  S 1306-B. "SENIOR STAR" REBATE PROGRAM.  1.  TAX  REBATES.  (A)  IF  A
PARCEL  IS ENTITLED TO THE ENHANCED STAR EXEMPTION AUTHORIZED BY SECTION
FOUR  HUNDRED  TWENTY-FIVE  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  FOR  THE   TWO   THOUSAND
TWELVE--TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN  SCHOOL YEAR AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, A
LOCAL PROPERTY TAX REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE OWNER  OR  OWNERS  OF
SUCH  PARCEL  AS SHOWN ON THE FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR SUCH YEAR, IN AN
AMOUNT COMPUTED AS PRESCRIBED BY THIS SECTION AND  SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE TAX LAW.
  (B) IT SHALL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION
AND  FINANCE  TO  ISSUE  SUCH  TAX  REBATES TO SUCH OWNERS IN THE MANNER
PROVIDED BY SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY-EIGHT OF THE  TAX  LAW.  NOTHING
CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS PERMITTING PARTIAL OR INSTALLMENT
PAYMENTS  OF  TAXES  IN A JURISDICTION WHICH HAS NOT AUTHORIZED THE SAME
PURSUANT TO LAW.
  2. PROCEDURE. (A) ON OR BEFORE AUGUST FIFTEENTH, TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE
AND  EACH  YEAR THEREAFTER, THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, OR
HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, SHALL CREATE  A  REPORT  CONCERNING  THOSE  PARCELS
WHICH  HAVE  BEEN GRANTED AN EXCEPTION AUTHORIZED BY SUBDIVISION FOUR OF
SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, OR ON OR  BEFORE  JULY
FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE AND EACH YEAR THEREAFTER, IN THE CASE OF A
CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE,  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
FINANCE,  OR  HIS  OR HER DESIGNEE, SHALL PROVIDE TO THE COMMISSIONER OF
TAXATION AND FINANCE A REPORT IN A MUTUALLY AGREEABLE FORMAT  CONCERNING
THOSE  PARCELS WHICH HAVE BEEN GRANTED AN EXEMPTION AUTHORIZED BY SUBDI-
VISION FOUR OF SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER  ON  THE
ASSESSMENT ROLLS USED TO GENERATE THE SCHOOL TAX BILLS FOR THE TWO THOU-

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

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