|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 21, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6659
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6659 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6659 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6659 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting computer hardware and software and school supplies from sales and compensating use tax during a specified period each year PURPOSE: To establish a one-week period each year to exempt school supplies including computer hardware and software from sales and compensating use tax. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Tax Law by adding a new paragraph to establish a one-week period each year to exempt computer hardware and software as well as school supplies from the sales and compensating use tax. Section 2 provides an immediate effective date and applies to taxable periods beginning on and after August 1, 2020.
S6659 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6659 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E August 21, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to exempting computer hardware and software and school supplies from sales and compensating use tax during a specified period each year THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1115 of the tax law is amended by adding a new paragraph 45 to read as follows: (45) DURING THE SEVEN DAY PERIOD EACH YEAR COMMENCING ON THE TUESDAY IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER, KNOWN AS LABOR DAY, AND ENDING ON LABOR DAY, SCHOOL SUPPLIES OR ITEMS COMMONLY USED BY A STUDENT IN A COURSE OF STUDY WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, BOOK BAGS OR BACKPACKS, BOOKS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING RELATED SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE), PENS, PENCILS, HIGHLIGHTERS, CRAYONS, MARKERS, ERASERS, INDEX CARDS, PAPER, NOTEBOOKS, BINDERS, FOLDERS, SCISSORS, RULERS AND CALCULATORS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to taxable periods beginning on and after August 1, 2020. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08531-03-9
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