senate Bill S6746

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases to $50,000 the annual income of a senior citizen's household for purposes of eligibility for the tax abatement and exemption for rent controlled or regulated property

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Mar 05, 2014 referred to aging

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S6746 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§467-b & 467-c, RPT L

S6746 - Summary

Increases to $50,000 the annual income of a senior citizen's household for purposes of eligibility for the tax abatement and exemption for rent controlled or regulated property.

S6746 - Sponsor Memo

S6746 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6746

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO,  AVELLA, KLEIN, VALESKY, CARLUCCI -- 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 the tax abate-
  ment  and  exemption  for  rent regulated and rent controlled property
  occupied by senior citizens

  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
thousand dollars beginning July first,  two  thousand  nine,  AND  FIFTY
THOUSAND  DOLLARS BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, 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  application,  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.
  S  2.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph d of subdivision 1 of section 467-c
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:
  (1)  a  person  or  his or her spouse who is sixty-two years of age or
older and is entitled to the possession or to the use and occupancy of a
dwelling unit, provided, however, with respect to a dwelling  which  was

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

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