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A06553 Summary:

Amd 1210, Tax L
Relates to sales and compensating use tax in Columbia county.
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A06553 Actions:

03/09/2017referred to ways and means
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A06553 Memo:

submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
SPONSOR: McLaughlin
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to sales and compensating use tax in Columbia county   PURPOSE: This bill would allow Columbia County to adopt a local law to continue to add an additional one percent of their sales tax to meet operating costs of the county government.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends Section 1210 of the Tax Law to authorize Columbia County to continue to add an additional one percent sales tax to the present three percent rate until November 30, 2019 Section two requires Columbia County to allocate and distribute a portion of the net collections to the City of Hudson and the rest of the County in the same proportion that the County was allocating and distributing its net collections from its three percent rate of sales and use taxes. Section three sets forth an immediate effective date.   EXISTING LAW: Current law allows Columbia County to add an additional one percent to their sales tax until November 30, 2017.   JUSTIFICATION: Columbia County has requested authorization to continue their sales tax collection at four percent. This legislation authorizes Columbia County to enact a county law to continue this increase which the County has deemed essential to meet a balanced budget for governmental services.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Chapter 307,Laws of 2015 Chapter 212,laws of 2013 Chapter 233,Laws of 2011 Chapter 121,Laws of 2009 Chapter 247,Laws of 2007 Chapter 470,Laws of 2005 Chapter 251,Laws of 2003   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Additional revenue for Columbia County is anticipated if the County adopts a local law.   EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.
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A06553 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      March 9, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McLAUGHLIN  -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Ways and Means
        AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to sales and  compensating  use
          tax in Columbia county
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Clause 21 of subparagraph (i) of the opening  paragraph  of
     2  section  1210  of  the tax law, as amended by chapter 307 of the laws of
     3  2015, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (21) the county of Columbia is hereby further authorized and empowered
     5  to adopt and amend local laws, ordinances or resolutions  imposing  such
     6  taxes  at  a  rate  which is one percent additional to the three percent
     7  rate authorized above in this paragraph for such county for  the  period
     8  beginning March first, nineteen hundred ninety-five, and ending November
     9  thirtieth, two thousand [seventeen] nineteen;
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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