senate Bill S2111A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200

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Mar 03, 2014 print number 2111a
amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 11, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

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S2111 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6635
2009-2010: A4047

S2111 - Summary

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200; must be in good standing for a minimum of five years and maintain continued eligibility.

S2111 - Sponsor Memo

S2111 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2111

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, BONACIC, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in  relation  to  providing  for  a  credit
  against  personal income tax for volunteer firefighters and members of
  volunteer ambulance corps

  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 (vv) to read as follows:
  (VV) VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  CORPS
SERVICE  CREDIT.  IN THE CASE OF A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
OR A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS WHO HAS BEEN A MEMBER IN GOOD
STANDING WITH A VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT FOR A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS AND WHO
MAINTAINS CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY, IN THIS STATE, THERE SHALL BE  ALLOWED
A  CREDIT  AGAINST ANY INCOME TAX OWED BY SUCH MEMBER IN AN AMOUNT WHICH
IS EQUAL TO THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED  DOLLARS  OR  THE  TOTAL
AMOUNT  OF  THE  TAX  OWED BY THE TAXPAYER IF LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND TWO
HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS LOWER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2014  and  shall  apply  to
taxable years beginning on or after such date. Effective immediately the
commissioner of taxation and finance is authorized to promulgate any and
all  rules  and  regulations  and  take  any other measures necessary to
implement this act on its effective date on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06271-01-3

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S2111A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6635
2009-2010: A4047

S2111A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200; must be in good standing for a minimum of five years and maintain continued eligibility.

S2111A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2111A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2111--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, BONACIC, ZELDIN -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investi-
  gations and Government Operations -- recommitted to the  Committee  on
  Investigations  and  Government  Operations  in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  tax  law, in relation to providing for a credit
  against personal income tax for volunteer firefighters and members  of
  volunteer ambulance corps

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

  Section 1.  Subsections (yy) and (zz) of section 606 of the  tax  law,
as  relettered  by section 5 of part H of chapter 1 of the laws of 2003,
are relettered subsections (yyy) and (zzz) and a new subsection (xx)  is
added to read as follows:
  (XX)  VOLUNTEER  FIREFIGHTERS AND MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS
SERVICE CREDIT. IN THE CASE OF A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER  FIRE  DEPARTMENT
OR A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS WHO HAS BEEN A MEMBER IN GOOD
STANDING WITH A VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT FOR A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS AND WHO
MAINTAINS  CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY, IN THIS STATE, THERE SHALL BE ALLOWED
A CREDIT AGAINST ANY INCOME TAX OWED BY SUCH MEMBER IN AN  AMOUNT  WHICH
IS  EQUAL  TO  THE  SUM OF ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS OR THE TOTAL
AMOUNT OF THE TAX OWED BY THE TAXPAYER IF LESS  THAN  ONE  THOUSAND  TWO
HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS LOWER.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become law and shall apply to  taxa-
ble  years  beginning  on  or after such date. Effective immediately the
commissioner of taxation and finance is authorized to promulgate any and
all rules and regulations and  take  any  other  measures  necessary  to
implement this act on its effective date on or before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06271-03-4

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