assembly Bill A332

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption from state sales tax for energy-star appliances and grants municipalities the option to provide such exemption

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Jan 07, 2015 referred to ways and means

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A332 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1115 & 1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10572
2013-2014: A758
2017-2018: A5290, A5999
2019-2020: A2931

A332 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for exemptions from sales tax for energy-star qualified appliances and grants municipalities the option to provide such exemption.

A332 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   332

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PERRY
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting energy-star appli-
  ances from state sales and compensating use taxes and granting munici-
  palities  the  option to provide such exemption; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 44 to read as follows:
  (44) RETAIL SALES OF THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS, PROVIDED THAT THE PRODUCT
QUALIFIES AS AN ENERGY-STAR PRODUCT PURSUANT TO THE UNITED STATES  ENVI-
RONMENTAL  PROTECTION  AGENCY  ENERGY-STAR PROGRAM, SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM
THE SALES TAX PROVISIONS OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS ARTICLE:
CLOTHES WASHER, DISHWASHER, REFRIGERATOR, ROOM AIR CONDITIONER,  CEILING
FAN,  DEHUMIDIFIER,  FREEZER,  PROGRAMMABLE  THERMOSTAT, AND VENTILATING
FAN. THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT  APPLY  TO
THE RENTAL, LEASING, REPAIR OR SERVICING OF SUCH ENERGY-STAR PRODUCTS.
  S 2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section 1210 of the tax law, as
amended  by  chapter  13  of  the  laws  of  2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (1) Either, all of the taxes described in article twenty-eight of this
chapter, at the same uniform rate, as to which taxes all  provisions  of
the  local  laws, ordinances or resolutions imposing such taxes shall be
identical, except as to rate and except as otherwise provided, with  the
corresponding  provisions  in  such  article twenty-eight, including the
definition and exemption provisions of  such  article,  so  far  as  the
provisions  of  such  article twenty-eight can be made applicable to the
taxes imposed by such city or  county  and  with  such  limitations  and
special  provisions  as are set forth in this article. The taxes author-

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

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