senate Bill S4703A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to conduct a study on how successful property tax grievances have been over the prior three years throughout the state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2022 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 15, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2022 1st report cal.476
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2021 referred to real property taxation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 4703a
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.562
Feb 09, 2021 referred to local government

Votes

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Feb 14, 2022 - Local Government committee Vote

S4703A
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2022

aye wr (1)

Mar 16, 2021 - Local Government committee Vote

S4703
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 16, 2021

aye wr (1)

S4703 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8459
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation

S4703 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to conduct a study on how successful property tax grievances have been over the prior three years throughout the state.

S4703 - Sponsor Memo

S4703 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4703
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT requiring the commissioner of taxation and finance to  conduct  a
   study  on  how  successful  property tax grievances have been over the
   prior three years throughout the state

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  commissioner of taxation and finance shall conduct a
 comprehensive study analyzing the success rate of New York  state  resi-
 dents  who  have  formally  grieved a property tax assessment during the
 prior three years from the effective date of this act.
   § 2. (a) Such study shall examine data  collected  from  each  munici-
 pality  and  village in the state over the prior three years which shows
 the number of instances a property tax assessment was grieved, how  many
 of  such  grievances  resulted in a successful reduction of the property
 tax assessment and how many of such grievances resulted in no change  to
 the property tax assessment.
   (b)  With  respect  to  the  total  number of instances a property tax
 assessment was grieved over the past three years, such study shall exam-
 ine and breakdown of those instances how many times a property owner  or
 purchaser represented themselves and how many times a property owner was
 represented  by  another  individual in the proceedings.   Further, such
 study shall examine how many instances in  which  a  property  owner  or
 purchaser  who  was  representing  themselves  resulted  in a successful
 reduction and how many instances resulted in no change to  the  property
 tax assessment and how many instances where a property owner or purchas-
 er  was  represented  by  another  individual  resulted  in a successful
 reduction and how many instances resulted in no change to  the  property
 tax assessment.
   §  3.  For  the purposes of this act, the commissioner of taxation and
 finance may conduct such study in conjunction with any other department,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4703A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8459
Law Section:
Real Property Taxation

S4703A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to conduct a study on how successful property tax grievances have been over the prior three years throughout the state.

S4703A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4703A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4703--A
     Cal. No. 562
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Local  Government  --
   reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
   report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  requiring the commissioner of taxation and finance to conduct a
   study on how successful property tax grievances  have  been  over  the
   prior three years throughout the state
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The commissioner of taxation and finance  shall  conduct  a
 comprehensive  study  analyzing the success rate of New York state resi-
 dents who have formally grieved a property  tax  assessment  during  the
 prior three years from the effective date of this act.
   §  2.  (a)  Such  study shall examine data collected from each munici-
 pality and village in the state over the prior three years  which  shows
 the  number of instances a property tax assessment was grieved, how many
 of such grievances resulted in a successful reduction  of  the  property
 tax  assessment and how many of such grievances resulted in no change to
 the property tax assessment.
   (b) With respect to the total  number  of  instances  a  property  tax
 assessment was grieved over the past three years, such study shall exam-
 ine  and breakdown of those instances how many times a property owner or
 purchaser represented themselves and how many times a property owner was
 represented by another individual in the  proceedings.    Further,  such
 study  shall  examine  how  many  instances in which a property owner or
 purchaser who was  representing  themselves  resulted  in  a  successful
 reduction  and  how many instances resulted in no change to the property
 tax assessment and how many instances where a property owner or purchas-
 er was represented  by  another  individual  resulted  in  a  successful

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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