senate Bill S756

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 04, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations

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S756 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9530
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: S6635
2013-2014: S2111
2015-2016: S1831, A4850
2019-2020: S7016, A1517
2021-2022: S204, A886

S756 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200; must be in good standing for a minimum of five years and maintain continued eligibility.

S756 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S756 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   756

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, BONACIC, CROCI, GALLIVAN,
  ORTT, SERINO, SEWARD -- 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 providing for a credit
  against personal income tax for volunteer firefighters and members  of
  volunteer ambulance corps

  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)  VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS AND MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS
SERVICE CREDIT. IN THE CASE OF A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER  FIRE  DEPARTMENT
OR A MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS WHO HAS BEEN A MEMBER IN GOOD
STANDING WITH A VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENT FOR A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS AND WHO
MAINTAINS  CONTINUOUS ELIGIBILITY, IN THIS STATE, THERE SHALL BE ALLOWED
A CREDIT AGAINST ANY INCOME TAX OWED BY SUCH MEMBER IN AN  AMOUNT  WHICH
IS  EQUAL  TO  THE  SUM OF ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS OR THE TOTAL
AMOUNT OF THE TAX OWED BY THE TAXPAYER IF LESS  THAN  ONE  THOUSAND  TWO
HUNDRED DOLLARS, WHICHEVER IS LOWER.
  §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become law and shall apply to  taxa-
ble  years  beginning  on  or after such date. Effective immediately the
commissioner of taxation and finance is authorized to promulgate any and
all rules and regulations and  take  any  other  measures  necessary  to
implement this act on its effective date on or before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02062-01-7

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