senate Bill S2969

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "STAR credit bill of rights" and establishes the office of STAR ombudsman

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 11, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2021 1st report cal.518
Jan 26, 2021 referred to budget and revenue

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S2969 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4024

S2969 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "STAR credit bill of rights"; establishes the office of STAR ombudsman.

S2969 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2969 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2969
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 enacting  the  "STAR  credit
   bill of rights" and establishing the office of STAR ombudsman
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "STAR cred-
 it bill of rights".
   § 2. Subclauses (I), (II) and (III) of clause (i) of subparagraph  (B)
 of  paragraph  10  of subsection (eee) of section 606 of the tax law, as
 amended by section 2 of part TT of chapter 59 of the laws of  2017,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   (I)  If the school district tax roll is filed with the commissioner on
 or before July first, the determination of eligibility shall be made  by
 July fifteenth, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, and the advance
 payment  shall  be issued by July thirtieth, or as soon thereafter as is
 practicable.  FOR EACH RESIDENTIAL TAXPAYER IN SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT
 THE COMMISSIONER DETERMINES TO BE INELIGIBLE FOR  A  REASON  OTHER  THAN
 FAILING  TO  MEET THE INCOME AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCH CREDIT,
 THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOTIFY, IN WRITING, SUCH TAXPAYER OF HIS  OR  HER
 INELIGIBILITY. SUCH NOTICE MAILED TO RESIDENTIAL TAXPAYERS WHO ARE INEL-
 IGIBLE  FOR  THE  CREDIT ALLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBSECTION BECAUSE THE
 PRIMARY RESIDENCE OF SUCH A TAXPAYER RECEIVED A STAR EXEMPTION  FOR  THE
 ASSOCIATED FISCAL YEAR AS SET FORTH IN CLAUSE (I) OF SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF
 PARAGRAPH  ONE  OF  THIS  SUBSECTION SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO
 SWITCH TO THE CREDIT PROGRAM. SUCH NOTICE SHALL BE MAILED TO  THE  RESI-
 DENTIAL  TAXPAYER  AND  POSTMARKED  NO LATER THAN THREE DAYS BEFORE  THE
 DATE SET FORTH IN THIS SUBCLAUSE. SUCH NOTICE ALONG WITH AN APPEAL  FORM
 AND A LIST OF ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION THAT MAY BE REQUIRED FOR SUCH
 APPEAL  SHALL  BE  MAILED TO A RESIDENTIAL TAXPAYER FOUND INELIGIBLE FOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04359-01-1

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