|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 17, 2014||held for consideration in ways and means|
|Mar 06, 2014||referred to ways and means|
assembly Bill A8986
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Albert A. Stirpe
Michael G. Miller
A8986 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8986 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8986 I N A S S E M B L Y March 6, 2014 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MARKEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a credit for farmers who donate to a food bank or other emergency food program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law is amended by adding a new subsection (n-1) to read as follows: (N-1) CREDIT FOR DONATIONS TO FOOD BANK OR EMERGENCY FOOD PROGRAM. (1) GENERAL. IN THE CASE OF A TAXPAYER WHO IS AN ELIGIBLE FARMER, THERE SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT, TO BE COMPUTED AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR REDUCED BY THE CREDITS PERMITTED BY THIS ARTICLE. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE TAXPAYER'S QUALIFIED DONATIONS, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH THREE OF THIS SUBSECTION, MADE TO ANY FOOD BANK OR OTHER PUBLIC, CHARITABLE OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT EMERGENCY FOOD PROGRAM OPERATING WITHIN THIS STATE UP TO A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT DURING THE TAXABLE YEAR. IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT UNDER THIS SUBSECTION FOR ANY TAXABLE YEAR SHALL EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX FOR SUCH YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL BE TREATED AS AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTI- CLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO INTEREST SHALL BE PAID THEREON. (2) ELIGIBLE FARMER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, THE TERM "ELIGI- BLE FARMER" MEANS A TAXPAYER WHOSE FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM FARMING FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR IS AT LEAST TWO-THIRDS OF EXCESS FEDERAL GROSS INCOME. EXCESS FEDERAL GROSS INCOME MEANS THE AMOUNT OF FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM ALL SOURCES FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR REDUCED BY THE SUM (NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS) OF THOSE ITEMS INCLUDED IN FEDERAL GROSS INCOME WHICH CONSIST OF (I) EARNED INCOME, (II) PENSION PAYMENTS, INCLUDING SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS, (III) INTEREST, AND (IV) DIVIDENDS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE TERM "EARNED INCOME" SHALL MEAN WAGES, SALARIES, TIPS AND OTHER EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION, AND THOSE ITEMS OF GROSS INCOME WHICH ARE INCLUDIBLE IN THE COMPUTATION OF NET EARNINGS FROM SELF-EMPLOYMENT. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, PAYMENTS FROM THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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