senate Bill S1558

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Reinstates the Middle Class STAR rebate for the 2013-2014 school year and thereafter

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to local government
Jan 09, 2013 referred to local government

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S1558 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1976
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1306-b, RPT L; add §178, amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7447, A10776

S1558 - Summary

Reinstates the Middle Class STAR rebate for the 2014-2015 school year and thereafter; sets out amounts per year; authorizes the commissioner of taxation to develop procedures for the implementation of such program.

S1558 - Sponsor Memo

S1558 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1558

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE,  FUSCHILLO,  GRISANTI,  KENNEDY, LARKIN,
  MARTINS, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law and the tax law, in relation
  to reinstating the "Middle Class 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. "MIDDLE CLASS STAR" REBATE PROGRAM. 1. TAX REBATES. (A)  FOR
THE  TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN--TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN SCHOOL YEAR AND EACH
YEAR THEREAFTER IF A PARCEL IS ENTITLED TO THE ENHANCED  STAR  EXEMPTION
AUTHORIZED  BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, 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) FOR THE TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN--TWO THOUSAND  FIFTEEN  SCHOOL  YEAR
AND  EACH  YEAR  THEREAFTER  IF  A  PARCEL IS ENTITLED TO THE BASIC STAR
EXEMPTION AUTHORIZED BY SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF  THIS  CHAP-
TER,  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.
  (C) 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.

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

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