senate Bill S3038

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires STAR program payments are issued timely

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
Mar 22, 2017 print number 3038a
Mar 22, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 14, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 19, 2017 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 14, 2017 - Local Government committee Vote

S3038
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2017

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S3038 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L

S3038 - Summary

Requires STAR program payments to be postmarked no later than fifteen days prior to the expiration of the interest free period to pay school taxes of the year the credit is allowed, or no later than ninety days after the receipt of an application for the credit, whichever is later.

S3038 - Sponsor Memo

S3038 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3038

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to requiring STAR
  program payments to be issued timely

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

  Section  1.  Section  425  of  the real property tax law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 17 to read as follows:
  17. PAYMENT OF STAR EXEMPTION. (A) EACH PROPERTY OWNER  WHO  COMPLETES
THE  APPLICATION  AND  REGISTRATION PROCESS BEFORE JULY FIRST OF A GIVEN
YEAR SHALL HAVE ANY EXEMPTION PAYMENTS OWED ISSUED BY  THE  COMMISSIONER
ON  OR  BEFORE  SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH OF THAT SAME YEAR. IN THE EVENT THAT
THE EXEMPTION PAYMENT IS ISSUED AFTER THE REQUIRED DATE OR IS ISSUED  IN
THE  INCORRECT AMOUNT, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE A LATE FEE OF FIVE
PERCENT, WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE PERCENT PER  MONTH  THEREAFTER,  OF  THE
TOTAL EXEMPTION PAYMENT.
  (B)  WHERE A PROPERTY OWNER COMPLETES THE APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION
PROCESS AFTER JULY FIRST AND THE COMMISSIONER IS TO ISSUE ANY  EXEMPTION
PAYMENTS  FOR  THAT  YEAR,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ISSUE THE EXEMPTION
PAYMENT NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS AFTER THE COMPLETION OF  THE  APPLICA-
TION  AND  REGISTRATION PROCESS. IN THE EVENT THAT THE EXEMPTION PAYMENT
IS ISSUED AFTER THE REQUIRED DATE OR IS ISSUED IN THE INCORRECT  AMOUNT,
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE A LATE FEE OF FIVE PERCENT, WITH AN ADDI-
TIONAL ONE PERCENT PER MONTH THEREAFTER, OF THE TOTAL EXEMPTION PAYMENT.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07549-03-7

S3038A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §425, RPT L

S3038A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires STAR program payments to be postmarked no later than fifteen days prior to the expiration of the interest free period to pay school taxes of the year the credit is allowed, or no later than ninety days after the receipt of an application for the credit, whichever is later.

S3038A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3038A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3038--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, LATIMER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
  -- 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 requiring STAR program
  payments to be issued timely

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (B)  of paragraph 10 of subsection (eee) of
section 606 of the tax law, as amended by section 8 of part A of chapter
73 of the laws of 2016, is amended and a new subparagraph (F)  is  added
to read as follows:
  (B)  On or before September [fifteenth] FIRST of each year, or as soon
thereafter as practicable, the commissioner shall determine  the  eligi-
bility  of taxpayers for this credit utilizing the information available
to him or her as obtained from the applications submitted [on or  before
July  first of that year, or such later date as may have been prescribed
by the commissioner for that purpose,] and from such  other  sources  as
the  commissioner  deems  reliable  and appropriate. For those taxpayers
whom the commissioner has  determined  eligible  for  this  credit,  the
commissioner  shall  advance  a payment in the amount specified in para-
graph three, four or six of this subsection,  whichever  is  applicable.
Such  payment  shall  be  [issued  by September thirtieth] POSTMARKED NO
LATER THAN FIFTEEN DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION  OF  THE  INTEREST  FREE
PERIOD  TO  PAY  SCHOOL  TAXES of the year the credit is allowed, or [as
soon thereafter as is practicable] NO LATER THAN NINETY DAYS  AFTER  THE
RECEIPT  OF AN APPLICATION FOR THE CREDIT, WHICHEVER IS LATER.  [Nothing
contained herein shall be deemed to preclude the commissioner from issu-
ing payments after September  thirtieth  to  qualified  taxpayers  whose

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07549-05-7

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