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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Feb 01, 2013||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S3355
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S3355 - Details
S3355 - Summary
Provides additional tax exemptions on qualifying residential real property where two or more qualified veterans live in the same household.
S3355 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3355 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household PURPOSE: To allow for an additional real property tax exemption when two qualified veterans reside in the same household for the alternative veterans' exemptions. EXISTING LAW: RPT law Section 458a subsection 2a provides a real prop- erty exemption for veterans up to 15% of the assessed value of such property, provided, that such exemption shall not exceed $12,000 or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equal- ization rate. RPT law section 458a subsection 2b provides an additional exemption of up to 10% of qualifying residential real property for veterans who served in a combat theatre or combat zone of operations, provided, however, that such exemption shall not exceed $8000 or the product of eight thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit. JUSTIFICATION: By enlisting as a member of the armed forces a person chooses to place themselves in harms way to protect our country and our freedoms. With the United States' ongoing involvement in Iraq and
S3355 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3355 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home- land Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985 and paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2004, are amended to read as follows: (a) (I) Qualifying residential real property shall be exempt from taxation to the extent of fifteen percent of the assessed value of such property; provided, however, that such exemption shall not exceed twelve thousand dollars or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit, or in the case of a special assessing unit, the latest class ratio, whichever is less. (II) IN ADDITION TO THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, WHERE MORE THAN ONE VETERAN, QUALIFYING UNDER THIS SECTION, LIVES IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD, QUALIFYING RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY ALSO SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION TO THE EXTENT OF SEVEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION SHALL NOT EXCEED SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS OR THE PRODUCT OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE EQUALIZA- TION RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT, OR IN THE CASE OF A SPECIAL ASSESSING UNIT, THE LATEST CLASS RATIO, WHICHEVER IS LESS. (b) (I) In addition to the exemption provided by paragraph (a) of this subdivision, where the veteran served in a combat theatre or combat zone of operations, as documented by the award of a United States campaign EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06405-01-3
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