senate Bill S5572A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the president of the United States

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to investigations and government operations
Jun 02, 2017 print number 5572b
Jun 02, 2017 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Apr 26, 2017 print number 5572a
Apr 26, 2017 amend and recommit to investigations and government operations
Apr 17, 2017 referred to investigations and government operations

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S5572 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7462
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §697, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2271, A1390

S5572 - Summary

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the president of the United States.

S5572 - Sponsor Memo

S5572 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5572

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, SQUADRON -- 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 requiring the disclosure  of
  tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the presi-
  dent of the United States

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

  Section 1. Section 697 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (p) to read as follows:
  (P)  DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS' INCOME TAX RETURNS.--(1)
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBSECTION (E) OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL POST ON ITS WEBSITE ALL INCOME TAX RETURNS FILED PURSU-
ANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE  BY  THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, THE VICE
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES SENATORS REPRESENTING  NEW
YORK  STATE AND ALL STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIALS, AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED
IN SECTION SEVENTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.   SUCH  INCOME  TAX
RETURNS SHALL BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE NO LATER THAN THIRTY
DAYS  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBSECTION OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER
SUCH ELECTED OFFICIAL HAS TAKEN AN OATH OF OFFICE, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
  (2) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL POST ON ITS WEBSITE  ALL  SUBSEQUENTLY  FILED
INCOME  TAX  RETURNS  FOR  EVERY  YEAR  SUCH ELECTED OFFICIALS REMAIN IN
OFFICE NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE FILING OF SUCH RETURN.
  (3) INCOME TAX RETURNS POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE PURSUANT  TO
THIS  SUBSECTION SHALL REMAIN AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL SUCH ELECTED
OFFICIAL LEAVES OFFICE.
  (4) THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED  TO  ESTABLISH  PROCE-
DURES  FOR  REDACTING  PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION FROM SUCH INCOME
TAX RETURNS BEFORE POSTING THEM ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11072-02-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5572A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7462
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §697, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2271, A1390

S5572A - Summary

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the president of the United States.

S5572A - Sponsor Memo

S5572A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5572--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, SQUADRON -- 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 requiring the disclosure of
  tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the presi-
  dent of the United States

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

  Section  1.  Section  697  of  the  tax law is amended by adding a new
subsection (p) to read as follows:
  (P) DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS'  TAX  INFORMATION.    (1)
NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF SUBSECTION (E) OF THIS SECTION, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL POST ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE:
  (A) A STATEMENT DISCLOSING WHETHER THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, A UNITED STATES SENATOR REPRES-
ENTING NEW YORK STATE OR A STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL, AS THAT  TERM  IS
DEFINED  IN  SECTION SEVENTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, HAS FILED
NEW YORK STATE INCOME TAX RETURNS PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE IN ANY OF THE
IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING FIVE TAXABLE YEARS.  WITH  RESPECT  TO  EACH  SUCH
RETURN,  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE IN SUCH STATEMENT THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION AS REPORTED ON THE  RETURN:  (I)  NEW  YORK  ADJUSTED  GROSS
INCOME,  (II)  ANY  STANDARD DEDUCTION OR ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS CLAIMED ON
THE RETURN, (III) TAXABLE INCOME, (IV) TOTAL NEW YORK STATE  TAXES  DUE,
(V)  TOTAL  NEW YORK CITY AND YONKERS TAXES, SURCHARGES AND METROPOLITAN
COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION MOBILITY TAXES DUE, (VI)  SALES  OR  USE  TAXES,
(VII)  ANY PAYMENTS AND REFUNDABLE CREDITS, (VIII) TOTAL NEW YORK STATE,
NEW YORK CITY AND YONKERS  TAXES  WITHHELD,  (IX)  TOTAL  ESTIMATED  TAX
PAYMENTS,  (X)  WHETHER  THE TAXPAYER CLAIMED A REFUND WITH SUCH RETURN,
AND IF SO THE AMOUNT OF SUCH REFUND, (XI) WHETHER THE TAXPAYER  REPORTED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11072-07-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5572B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7462
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §697, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2271, A1390

S5572B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the disclosure of tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the president of the United States.

S5572B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5572B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5572--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  SQUADRON,  ADDABBO,  ALCANTARA, AVELLA,
  BAILEY, BRESLIN, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, DILAN, GIANARIS,  HAMILTON,
  KAMINSKY,  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  LATIMER,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER, PERALTA,
  PERSAUD, RIVERA, SANDERS, SAVINO, SERRANO,  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS
  -- 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  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to requiring the disclosure  of
  tax returns by statewide elected public officials including the presi-
  dent of the United States

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

  Section 1. Section 697 of the tax law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (p) to read as follows:
  (P)  DISCLOSURE  OF  CERTAIN  ELECTED OFFICIALS' TAX INFORMATION.--(1)
NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBSECTION (E) OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL POST ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE:
  (A) A STATEMENT DISCLOSING WHETHER THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,
THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, A UNITED STATES SENATOR REPRES-
ENTING  NEW  YORK STATE OR A STATEWIDE ELECTED OFFICIAL, AS THAT TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION SEVENTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW,  HAS  FILED
NEW YORK STATE INCOME TAX RETURNS PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE IN ANY OF THE
IMMEDIATELY  PRECEDING  FIVE  TAXABLE  YEARS.  WITH RESPECT TO EACH SUCH
RETURN, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE IN SUCH STATEMENT  THE  FOLLOWING
INFORMATION  AS  REPORTED  ON  THE  RETURN:  (I) NEW YORK ADJUSTED GROSS
INCOME, (II) ANY STANDARD DEDUCTION OR ITEMIZED  DEDUCTIONS  CLAIMED  ON
THE  RETURN,  (III) TAXABLE INCOME, (IV) TOTAL NEW YORK STATE TAXES DUE,
(V) TOTAL NEW YORK CITY AND YONKERS TAXES, SURCHARGES  AND  METROPOLITAN
COMMUTER  TRANSPORTATION  MOBILITY  TAXES  DUE, (VI) SALES OR USE TAXES,

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

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