senate Bill S6659

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting computer hardware and software and school supplies from sales tax during a specified period

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Aug 21, 2019 referred to rules

S6659 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6008
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1115, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8170
2017-2018: A6883

S6659 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts computer hardware and software equipment and school supplies from sales tax during the seven day period commencing on the Tuesday immediately preceding the first Monday in September, known as Labor Day, and ending on Labor Day.

S6659 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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