senate Bill S3603

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a tax credit for farmers who make food donations to food banks or other public, charitable or not-for-profit emergency food programs

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3603b
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
May 29, 2015 print number 3603a
May 29, 2015 amend and recommit to finance
May 19, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Feb 13, 2015 referred to investigations and government operations

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May 19, 2015 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: May 19, 2015

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S3603 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1812
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6752, A7278
2013-2014: S2768, A3453, A9164, A8986

S3603 - Summary

Establishes a tax credit for farmers who make food donations to food banks or other public, charitable or not-for-profit emergency food programs.

S3603 - Sponsor Memo

S3603 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3603

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, MURPHY, O'MARA, SEWARD, YOUNG -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Investigations and Government Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a credit for
  farmers who donate to a food bank or other emergency food program

  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-1) to read as follows:
  (N-1) CREDIT FOR DONATIONS TO FOOD BANK OR EMERGENCY FOOD PROGRAM. (1)
GENERAL. IN THE CASE OF A TAXPAYER WHO  IS  AN  ELIGIBLE  FARMER,  THERE
SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  A  CREDIT,  TO  BE  COMPUTED AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED
AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR REDUCED  BY
THE CREDITS PERMITTED BY THIS ARTICLE. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT 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 A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT DURING THE TAXABLE
YEAR.  IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT UNDER THIS SUBSECTION FOR ANY TAXABLE
YEAR SHALL EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX FOR SUCH YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL  BE
TREATED  AS  AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTI-
CLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO INTEREST SHALL BE PAID THEREON.
  (2) ELIGIBLE FARMER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, THE TERM "ELIGI-
BLE FARMER" MEANS A 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05723-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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S3603A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1812
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6752, A7278
2013-2014: S2768, A3453, A9164, A8986

S3603A - Summary

Establishes a tax credit for farmers who make food donations to food banks or other public, charitable or not-for-profit emergency food programs.

S3603A - Sponsor Memo

S3603A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3603--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, MURPHY, FUNKE, O'MARA, RITCHIE, SEWARD,
  YOUNG  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a credit for
  farmers who donate to a food bank or other emergency food program

  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-1) to read as follows:
  (N-1) CREDIT FOR DONATIONS TO FOOD BANK OR EMERGENCY FOOD PROGRAM. (1)
GENERAL. IN THE CASE OF A TAXPAYER WHO  IS  AN  ELIGIBLE  FARMER,  THERE
SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  A  CREDIT,  TO  BE  COMPUTED AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED
AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR REDUCED  BY
THE CREDITS PERMITTED BY THIS ARTICLE. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT 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 A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT DURING THE TAXABLE
YEAR.  IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT UNDER THIS SUBSECTION FOR ANY TAXABLE
YEAR SHALL EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX FOR SUCH YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL  BE
TREATED  AS  AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTI-
CLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO INTEREST SHALL BE PAID THEREON.
  (2) ELIGIBLE FARMER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBSECTION, THE TERM "ELIGI-
BLE FARMER" MEANS A 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05723-02-5

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S3603B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1812
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6752, A7278
2013-2014: S2768, A3453, A9164, A8986

S3603B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a tax credit for farmers who make food donations to food banks or other public, charitable or not-for-profit emergency food programs.

S3603B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3603B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3603--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, MURPHY, FUNKE, O'MARA, RITCHIE, SEWARD,
  YOUNG  --  read  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Investigations and Government Operations
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,   ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the  Committee  on  Investigations  and  Government  Operations  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to establishing a credit for
  farmers who donate to a food bank or other emergency food program

  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 DONATIONS TO FOOD BANK OR EMERGENCY FOOD PROGRAM. (1)
GENERAL. IN THE CASE OF A TAXPAYER WHO  IS  AN  ELIGIBLE  FARMER,  THERE
SHALL  BE  ALLOWED  A  CREDIT,  TO  BE  COMPUTED AS HEREINAFTER PROVIDED
AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE FOR THE TAXABLE YEAR REDUCED  BY
THE CREDITS PERMITTED BY THIS ARTICLE. THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT SHALL BE
TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT 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 A ONE THOUSAND DOLLAR LIMIT DURING THE TAXABLE
YEAR.  IF THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT UNDER THIS SUBSECTION FOR ANY TAXABLE
YEAR SHALL EXCEED THE TAXPAYER'S TAX FOR SUCH YEAR, THE EXCESS SHALL  BE
TREATED  AS  AN OVERPAYMENT OF TAX TO BE CREDITED OR REFUNDED IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THIS ARTI-
CLE, PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT NO INTEREST SHALL BE PAID THEREON.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05723-04-6

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