senate Bill S4576

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a tax credit for the adoption of a dog or cat

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Investigations And Government Operations Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
Mar 30, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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S4576 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S614
2019-2020: S621
2021-2022: S6120

S4576 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax credit for the adoption of a dog or cat; establishes a $100 credit for a maximum of three dogs or cats per taxable year.

S4576 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4576 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4576

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to establishing  a  tax  credit
  for the adoption of a dog or cat

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

  Section 1. Section 606 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (ccc) to read as follows:
  (CCC)  CREDIT  FOR THE ADOPTION OF DOGS OR CATS. (1) GENERAL. AN INDI-
VIDUAL TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT FOR TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON
OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED  BY
THIS  ARTICLE  FOR  THE  ADOPTION OF A MAXIMUM OF THREE DOGS OR CATS PER
TAXABLE YEAR FROM A QUALIFYING POUND, SHELTER, DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY
FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, HUMANE SOCIETY,  DOG,  CAT  OR
OTHER  PROTECTIVE  OR RESCUE ASSOCIATION. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL
BE ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS PER DOG OR CAT, FOR A MAXIMUM OF  THREE  DOGS  OR
CATS  PER  TAXABLE YEAR, PROVIDED THAT KEEPING SUCH DOG OR CAT IS NOT IN
VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAW.
  (2) PROOF OF CLAIM. THE COMMISSIONER MAY REQUIRE A QUALIFIED  TAXPAYER
TO  FURNISH PROOF OF SPAYING OR NEUTERING IN SUPPORT OF HIS OR HER CLAIM
FOR CREDIT UNDER THIS SUBSECTION.
  (3) WHEN CREDIT ALLOWED. THE CREDIT PROVIDED FOR  IN  THIS  SUBSECTION
SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  WITH  RESPECT  TO THE TAXABLE YEAR, COMMENCING AFTER
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, IN WHICH THE DOG OR CAT IS ADOPTED.
  S 2. This act  shall  take  effect  immediately  and  shall  apply  to
adoptions in taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2015.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10032-01-5

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