assembly Bill A1517

2019-2020 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 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jan 15, 2019 referred to ways and means

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A1517 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4850
2017-2018: A9530
2021-2022: A886

A1517 (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.

A1517 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1517

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WOERNER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO,
  BLAKE,  BLANKENBUSH,  BRABENEC,  CROUCH,  DICKENS,  D'URSO, GARBARINO,
  GIGLIO, GOODELL, GUNTHER, HAWLEY, JEAN-PIERRE, JONES, LAWRENCE, LUPAR-
  DO, B. MILLER, M. G. MILLER,  MONTESANO,  MORINELLO,  MOSLEY,  NORRIS,
  PALMESANO,  PALUMBO,  RAIA, RIVERA, SANTABARBARA, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE,
  WILLIAMS, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Ways
  and Means

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 (jjj) to read as follows:
  (JJJ)  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.
                                                           LBD01236-01-9