Senate Bill S5537

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to penalties and interest payments in towns of Dutchess county

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S5537 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7982
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1504, RPT L

2015-S5537 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to penalties and interest payments on real property taxes due in towns of Dutchess county when the final payment date falls on a weekend or holiday.

2015-S5537 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S5537 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5537

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 penalties  and
  interest payments in towns of Dutchess county

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

  Section 1. Section 1504 of the real property tax law,  as  amended  by
chapter 541 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
  S  1504.  Penalties and interest payments in towns of Dutchess county.
1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law  to  the
contrary,  the  following  scale  of  penalties  and  interest is hereby
prescribed for the neglect to pay county or town taxes, special ad valo-
rem levies or special assessments in towns in Dutchess county:  if  paid
on  or  before  the  last  day  of February after the notice required by
section nine hundred twenty of this chapter, there shall be  no  penalty
or  interest; if paid thereafter and on or before the last day of March,
two per centum; if paid thereafter and on or  before  the  last  day  of
April,  three  per  centum; if paid thereafter and on or before the last
day of May, four per centum; if paid thereafter five per centum  and  if
paid  to  the  county  treasurer  at  the rate of interest as determined
pursuant to section nine hundred twenty-four-a of this chapter from June
first to the date of tax sale with expenses of publication  now  allowed
by law, and the form of notice prescribed by section nine hundred twenty
of  this  chapter  shall  be  made  to conform to the provisions of this
section by the collecting officers in Dutchess county.
  2. IF THE FINAL DATE FOR COLLECTION OF TAXES, OR FOR THE COLLECTION OF
TAXES WITHOUT PENALTY, OR FOR  THE  COLLECTION  OF  TAXES  AT  A  LESSER
PRESCRIBED  PENALTY  INTEREST  RATE  SHALL FALL ON A SATURDAY, SUNDAY OR
PUBLIC HOLIDAY, AN EXTENSION FOR THE COLLECTION OF TAXES SHALL  AUTOMAT-
ICALLY BE IN EFFECT UNTIL THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING SUCH DATE AND
THE DATE FOR PAYING OVER TAXES SHALL BE EXTENDED TO THE FOLLOWING DAY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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