senate Bill S2033

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the volunteer firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to investigations and government operations
Feb 01, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 19, 2021 referred to investigations and government operations

Votes

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Mar 9, 2022 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2033
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2022

Feb 1, 2021 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

S2033
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Investigations and Government Operations Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

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S2033 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7030
2017-2018: S1224
2019-2020: S338

S2033 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the volunteer firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit; increases the amount of the credit from $200 to $500 for single filers who have served for less than five years and from $200 to $1,000 for single filers who serve at least five years and from $400 to $1,000 for spouses filing jointly where one spouse has served less than five years and from $400 to $2,000 for spouses filing jointly who have each served at least five years.

S2033 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2033 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2033
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. AKSHAR, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Investigations
   and Government Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the tax law, in relation to increasing the volunteer
   firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subsection (e-1) of section 606 of the tax law, as added by
 section  1  of  part U of chapter 62 of the laws of 2006, paragraph 2 as
 amended by chapter 532 of the laws of 2007, paragraph  3  as  added  and
 paragraph  4  as  renumbered by section 4 of part N of chapter 61 of the
 laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
   (e-1) Volunteer firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit.  (1)  For
 taxable  years  beginning on and after January first, two thousand seven
 AND BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, a  resident  taxpayer
 who  serves as an active volunteer firefighter as defined in subdivision
 one of section two hundred fifteen of the general municipal law or as  a
 volunteer ambulance worker as defined in subdivision fourteen of section
 two  hundred  nineteen-k of the general municipal law shall be allowed a
 credit against the tax imposed by this  article  equal  to  two  hundred
 dollars.    FOR  TAXABLE YEARS BEGINNING ON AND AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO
 THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, A RESIDENT TAXPAYER WHO SERVES AS AN ACTIVE  VOLUN-
 TEER  FIREFIGHTER  AS  DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED
 FIFTEEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW OR AS A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE  WORKER
 AS  DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINETEEN-K OF
 THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW AND HAS BEEN IN GOOD STANDING FOR A PERIOD  OF
 FOUR  YEARS OR LESS SHALL BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY
 THIS ARTICLE EQUAL TO FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND A RESIDENT  TAXPAYER  WHO
 SERVES  AS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER OR VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKER
 AND HAS BEEN IN GOOD STANDING FOR A  MINIMUM  OF  FIVE  YEARS  SHALL  BE
 ALLOWED  A  CREDIT  AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE EQUAL TO ONE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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