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SECTION 629-A
Gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness
Tax (TAX) CHAPTER 60, ARTICLE 22, PART 2
§ 629-a. Gift for eliminating the stigma relating to mental illness.
Effective for any tax year commencing on or after January first, two
thousand fifteen, an individual in any taxable year may elect to
contribute to the mental illness anti-stigma fund. Such contribution
shall be in any whole dollar amount and shall not reduce the amount of
state tax owed by such individual. The commissioner shall include space
on the personal income tax return to enable a taxpayer to make such
contribution. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all revenue
collected pursuant to this section shall be credited to the mental
illness anti-stigma fund and used only for those purposes enumerated in
section ninety-five-h of the state finance law.