assembly Bill A7355

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
May 06, 2015 referred to ways and means

A7355 (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

A7355 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7355

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DILAN -- 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-
ized  under  this  subdivision  may  not  be imposed by a city or county

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04079-02-5

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