senate Bill S8173A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the town of Wallkill to adopt hotel or motel tax of up to 5%

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


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2018 print number 8173a
May 01, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to investigations and government operations
Apr 13, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations

S8173 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10320
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-ff, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4654, S8064, A2284, A10588

S8173 - Summary

Relates to authorizing the town of Wallkill to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%.

S8173 - Sponsor Memo

S8173 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8173

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- 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 authorizing the town of
  Wallkill to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%

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

  Section  1.  The tax law is amended by adding a new section 1202-ff to
read as follows:
  § 1202-FF. HOTEL OR MOTEL TAXES IN THE TOWN OF WALLKILL. (1)  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN OF WALL-
KILL, IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO
ADOPT  AND  AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH TOWN A TAX, IN ADDITION TO
ANY OTHER TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE  SUCH  AS
THE LEGISLATURE HAS OR WOULD HAVE THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE UPON
PERSONS OCCUPYING HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOMS IN SUCH TOWN. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "HOTEL" OR "MOTEL" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY
FACILITY CONSISTING OF RENTABLE UNITS AND PROVIDING LODGING ON AN  OVER-
NIGHT  BASIS  AND SHALL INCLUDE THOSE FACILITIES DESIGNATED AND COMMONLY
KNOWN AS "BED AND BREAKFAST" AND "TOURIST" FACILITIES. THE RATES OF SUCH
TAX SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE PERCENT OF THE PER DIEM RENTAL RATE  FOR  EACH
ROOM,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER,  THAT  SUCH  TAX  SHALL NOT BE APPLICABLE TO A
PERMANENT RESIDENT OF A HOTEL OR MOTEL. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION
THE TERM "PERMANENT RESIDENT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON OCCUPYING ANY ROOM  OR
ROOMS IN A HOTEL OR MOTEL FOR AT LEAST NINETY CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
  (2)  SUCH  TAX  MAY  BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF FISCAL
OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF WALLKILL BY SUCH MEANS  AND  IN  SUCH  MANNER  AS
OTHER  TAXES WHICH ARE NOW COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY SUCH OFFICER OR
AS OTHERWISE MAY BE PROVIDED BY SUCH LOCAL LAWS.
  (3) SUCH LOCAL LAWS MAY PROVIDE THAT ANY TAX IMPOSED SHALL BE PAID  BY
THE PERSON LIABLE THEREFOR TO THE OWNER OF THE HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOM OCCU-
PIED  OR  TO  THE  PERSON ENTITLED TO BE PAID THE RENT OR CHARGE FOR THE
HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOM OCCUPIED FOR AND ON ACCOUNT OF THE TOWN OF  WALLKILL
IMPOSING  THE  TAX AND THAT SUCH OWNER OR PERSON ENTITLED TO BE PAID THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S8173A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10320
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1202-ff, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4654, S8064, A2284, A10588

S8173A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing the town of Wallkill to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%.

S8173A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8173A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8173--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Investigations  and
  Government  Operations  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation  to  authorizing  the  town  of
  Wallkill  to adopt a hotel or motel tax of up to 5%; 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.  The tax law is amended by adding a new section 1202-ff to
read as follows:
  § 1202-FF. HOTEL OR MOTEL TAXES IN THE TOWN OF WALLKILL. (1)  NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE TOWN OF WALL-
KILL, IN THE COUNTY OF ORANGE, IS HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND  EMPOWERED  TO
ADOPT  AND  AMEND LOCAL LAWS IMPOSING IN SUCH TOWN A TAX, IN ADDITION TO
ANY OTHER TAX AUTHORIZED AND IMPOSED PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE  SUCH  AS
THE LEGISLATURE HAS OR WOULD HAVE THE POWER AND AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE UPON
PERSONS OCCUPYING HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOMS IN SUCH TOWN. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS  SECTION,  THE  TERM  "HOTEL" OR "MOTEL" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY
FACILITY CONSISTING OF RENTABLE UNITS AND PROVIDING LODGING ON AN  OVER-
NIGHT  BASIS  AND SHALL INCLUDE THOSE FACILITIES DESIGNATED AND COMMONLY
KNOWN AS "BED AND BREAKFAST" AND "TOURIST" FACILITIES. THE RATES OF SUCH
TAX SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE PERCENT OF THE PER DIEM RENTAL RATE  FOR  EACH
ROOM,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER,  THAT  SUCH  TAX  SHALL NOT BE APPLICABLE TO A
PERMANENT RESIDENT OF A HOTEL OR MOTEL. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION
THE TERM "PERMANENT RESIDENT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON OCCUPYING ANY ROOM  OR
ROOMS IN A HOTEL OR MOTEL FOR AT LEAST NINETY CONSECUTIVE DAYS.
  (2)  SUCH  TAX  MAY  BE COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF FISCAL
OFFICER OF THE TOWN OF WALLKILL BY SUCH MEANS  AND  IN  SUCH  MANNER  AS
OTHER  TAXES WHICH ARE NOW COLLECTED AND ADMINISTERED BY SUCH OFFICER OR
AS OTHERWISE MAY BE PROVIDED BY SUCH LOCAL LAWS.
  (3) SUCH LOCAL LAWS MAY PROVIDE THAT ANY TAX IMPOSED SHALL BE PAID  BY
THE PERSON LIABLE THEREFOR TO THE OWNER OF THE HOTEL OR MOTEL ROOM OCCU-
PIED  OR  TO  THE  PERSON ENTITLED TO BE PAID THE RENT OR CHARGE FOR THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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