senate Bill S7016

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 budget and revenue

S7016 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Budget And Revenue
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6635
2013-2014: S2111
2015-2016: S1831
2017-2018: S756
2021-2022: S204

S7016 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Gives state income tax credit to volunteer firefighters and members of volunteer ambulance corps in good standing up to $1200; must be in good standing for a minimum of five years and maintain continued eligibility.

S7016 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7016 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7016
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 8, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  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 (kkk) to read as follows:
   (KKK) 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.
                                                            LBD01236-02-9


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