assembly Bill A5290

2017-2018 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 03, 2018 referred to ways and means
Feb 07, 2017 referred to ways and means

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A5290 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1115 & 1210, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10572
2013-2014: A758
2015-2016: A332, A7355
2019-2020: A2931

A5290 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A5290 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5290

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PERRY
  -- 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.
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (ii) of paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section
1210 of the tax law, as amended by section 2 of part WW of chapter 60 of
the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) Any local law, ordinance or resolution enacted by any city, coun-
ty or school district, imposing the taxes authorized  by  this  subdivi-
sion,  shall  omit  the  residential  solar energy systems equipment and
electricity exemption provided for in subdivision (ee),  the  commercial
solar energy systems equipment and electricity exemption provided for in
subdivision  (ii)  AS AMENDED BY SECTION TWO OF PART Z OF CHAPTER FIFTY-
NINE OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, the commercial fuel cell elec-
tricity generating systems equipment and electricity generated  by  such
equipment  exemption  provided  for in subdivision (kk) and the clothing
and footwear exemption provided for in paragraph thirty  of  subdivision

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

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