senate Bill S878

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the exemption from taxation for non-profit organizations

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

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S878 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1271
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง420-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2545A, A417A
2009-2010: S8474, A908

S878 - Summary

Requires the burden of annually establishing that the requirements of the mandatory class non-profit real property tax exemptions have been satisfied to fall upon the owner of the property and must be proven by clear and convincing evidence.

S878 - Sponsor Memo

S878 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   878

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BONACIC, LARKIN -- 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, in relation to the  exemption
  from taxation for non-profit organizations

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

  Section 1.  Section 420-a of the real property tax law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  IN  ALL  INSTANCES,  THE BURDEN OF ANNUALLY ESTABLISHING THAT THE
REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION HAVE BEEN SATISFIED SHALL BE UPON THE OWNER
OF THE PROPERTY AND MUST BE PROVEN BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE. THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP, IN CONSULTATION WITH NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZA-
TIONS  AND  ASSESSORS,  GUIDANCE  DOCUMENTS  TO  BE USED BY ASSESSORS IN
DETERMINING WHETHER THE STANDARD OF PROOF ESTABLISHED BY  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION HAS BEEN MET.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a  law  and  shall  apply  to
assessment rolls prepared on the basis of taxable status dates occurring
on or after such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02372-01-3

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