senate Bill S1218

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for annual adjustment of the maximum income threshold for eligibility for the senior citizens' rent increase exemption by any increase in the consumer price

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S1218 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1790
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1372, A9070
2009-2010: S1134, A5689

S1218 - Summary

Provides for annual adjustment by the commissioner of housing and community renewal of the maximum income threshold for eligibility for the senior citizens' rent increase exemption (SCRIE) and for the municipal property tax abatement for rent-controlled and rent regulated property occupied by senior citizens by any increase in the consumer price index (CPI).

S1218 - Sponsor Memo

S1218 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1218

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  DIAZ, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  MONTGOMERY, PARKER, STAVISKY -- 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 increasing the
  combined  household  income limit for eligibility for a senior citizen
  rent increase exemption (SCRIE)   and for  a  municipal  property  tax
  abatement  for rent-controlled and rent regulated property occupied by
  senior citizens on the basis of the consumer price index

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 467-b of the real
property tax law, as separately amended by chapters 188 and 205  of  the
laws of 2005, is 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, 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  thousand  five,  twenty-six  thousand
dollars  beginning  July  first, two thousand six, twenty-seven thousand
dollars beginning July first, two thousand seven, twenty-eight  thousand
dollars  beginning July first, two thousand eight, and twenty-nine thou-
sand 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 applica-
tion,  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.  THE MAXIMUM INCOME THRESHOLD PROVIDED FOR HEREIN
SHALL BE INCREASED BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE STATE DIVISION OF

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

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