senate Bill S2271

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee


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Jan 23, 2019 referred to budget and revenue

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S2271 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1390
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §697, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5572, A7462

S2271 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2271 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2271 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2271

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BRESLIN, BROOKS,
  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GIANARIS,  KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY,
  PARKER, PERSAUD, RIVERA, SANDERS, SERRANO,  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Budget and Revenue

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.

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