senate Bill S4889

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the volunteer firefighters' and ambulance workers' credit

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Budget And Revenue Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to budget and revenue
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Feb 17, 2021 referred to budget and revenue

Votes

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May 18, 2021 - Budget and Revenue committee Vote

S4889
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Budget and Revenue Committee Vote: May 18, 2021

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S4889 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5206
Current Committee:
Senate Budget And Revenue
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6802, A8817

S4889 (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 and from $400 to $1,000 for spouses filing jointly.

S4889 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4889 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4889
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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  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-TWO, 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-TWO, 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  SHALL  BE ALLOWED A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX
 IMPOSED BY THIS ARTICLE EQUAL TO  FIVE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS.  In  order  to
 receive this credit a volunteer firefighter or volunteer ambulance work-
 er must have been active for the entire taxable year for which the cred-
 it is sought.
   (2)  If  a taxpayer receives a real property tax exemption relating to
 such service under title two of article four of the  real  property  tax
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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