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|Jan 06, 2016||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jan 21, 2015||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2025
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2025 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2025 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2025 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household PURPOSE: To allow for an additional real property tax exemption when two qualified veterans reside in the same household for the alternative veterans' exemptions. EXISTING LAW: RPT law Section 458a subsection 2a provides a real property exemption for veterans up to 15% of the assessed value of such property, provided, that such exemption shall not exceed $12,000 or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate. RPT law section 458a subsection 2b provides an additional exemption of up to 10% of qualifying residential real property for veterans who served in a combat theatre or combat zone of operations, provided, however, that such exemption shall not exceed $8000 or the product of eight thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit.
S2025 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2025 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 21, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home- land Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to granting an additional tax exemption for two qualified veterans living in the same household THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985 and paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2004, are amended to read as follows: (a) (I) Qualifying residential real property shall be exempt from taxation to the extent of fifteen percent of the assessed value of such property; provided, however, that such exemption shall not exceed twelve thousand dollars or the product of twelve thousand dollars multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit, or in the case of a special assessing unit, the latest class ratio, whichever is less. (II) IN ADDITION TO THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED BY SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, WHERE MORE THAN ONE VETERAN, QUALIFYING UNDER THIS SECTION, LIVES IN THE SAME HOUSEHOLD, QUALIFYING RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY ALSO SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION TO THE EXTENT OF SEVEN AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF SUCH PROPERTY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH ADDITIONAL EXEMPTION SHALL NOT EXCEED SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS OR THE PRODUCT OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS MULTIPLIED BY THE LATEST STATE EQUALIZA- TION RATE FOR THE ASSESSING UNIT, OR IN THE CASE OF A SPECIAL ASSESSING UNIT, THE LATEST CLASS RATIO, WHICHEVER IS LESS. (b) (I) In addition to the exemption provided by paragraph (a) of this subdivision, where the veteran served in a combat theatre or combat zone of operations, as documented by the award of a United States campaign EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07893-01-5
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