senate Bill S7833

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a credit for donation to a food bank or other emergency food program by New York state farmers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10584 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 tabled
vetoed memo.260
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1945
substituted for s7833
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by a10584
ordered to third reading cal.1945
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

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S7833 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10584
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง606 & 210-B, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S1606

S7833 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax credit for donation of wholesome food to a food bank or other emergency food program by eligible New York state farmers.

S7833 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7833 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7833

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 a credit for donations to  a
  food bank or other emergency food program by New York state farmers

  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 (n-2) to read as follows:
  (N-2)  CREDIT  FOR  FARM  DONATIONS  TO  FOOD  BANK  OR EMERGENCY FOOD
PROGRAM. (1) GENERAL. IN THE CASE OF A TAXPAYER WHO IS AN ELIGIBLE FARM-
ER, THERE SHALL BE ALLOWED A  CREDIT,  TO  BE  COMPUTED  AS  HEREINAFTER
PROVIDED  AGAINST  THE  TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR TAXABLE YEARS ON
AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN. THE AMOUNT OF THE CRED-
IT SHALL BE TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE WHOLESALE COST OF THE  TAXPAYER'S
QUALIFIED  DONATIONS,  AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH THREE OF THIS SUBSECTION,
MADE TO ANY FOOD BANK OR  OTHER  PUBLIC,  CHARITABLE  OR  NOT-FOR-PROFIT
EMERGENCY  FOOD PROGRAM OPERATING WITHIN THIS STATE, UP TO FIVE THOUSAND
DOLLARS PER YEAR.
  (2) ELIGIBLE FARMER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, THE TERM "ELIGI-
BLE FARMER" MEANS A NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT TAXPAYER WHOSE FEDERAL GROSS
INCOME FROM FARMING FOR THE TAXABLE  YEAR  IS  AT  LEAST  TWO-THIRDS  OF
EXCESS  FEDERAL  GROSS  INCOME.  EXCESS  FEDERAL  GROSS INCOME MEANS THE
AMOUNT OF FEDERAL GROSS INCOME FROM ALL SOURCES  FOR  THE  TAXABLE  YEAR
REDUCED  BY  THE  SUM  (NOT  TO EXCEED THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS) OF THOSE
ITEMS INCLUDED IN FEDERAL GROSS  INCOME  WHICH  CONSIST  OF  (I)  EARNED
INCOME, (II) PENSION PAYMENTS, INCLUDING SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS, (III)
INTEREST,  AND  (IV) DIVIDENDS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, THE TERM
"EARNED INCOME" SHALL MEAN WAGES,  SALARIES,  TIPS  AND  OTHER  EMPLOYEE
COMPENSATION,  AND  THOSE  ITEMS OF GROSS INCOME WHICH ARE INCLUDIBLE IN
THE COMPUTATION OF NET EARNINGS FROM SELF-EMPLOYMENT. FOR  THE  PURPOSES
OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,  PAYMENTS  FROM  THE  STATE'S  FARMLAND  PROTECTION
PROGRAM, ADMINISTERED BY THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15365-02-6

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