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Bill S3787-2013

Authorizes Chabad at Stony Brook to file an application for real property tax exemption for the 2010 - 2011 assessment roll in the town of Brookhaven

Authorizes Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. to file an application for real property tax exemption for the 2010 - 2011 assessment roll in the town of Brookhaven.

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  • Feb 15, 2013: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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BILL NUMBER:S3787

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. to file an application for a real property tax exemption

PURPOSE: Authorizes Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. to file an application for a real property tax exemption with the assessor of the town of Brookhaven.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: For the assessor of the town of Brookhaven to accept from Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property law for the 2010-2011 assessment roll. If accepted the application shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the taxable status date established for the roll. If satisfied, the assessor, upon approval by the town board, may grant exemption from all taxation beginning on the date of conveyance of such parcel to such organization on the effective date of this act and cancel taxes, fines, penalties and interest remaining unpaid, and make appropriate corrections of the subject rolls.

JUSTIFICATION: Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc., a not-for-profit religious organization pursuant to section 420-a of the Real Property Tax Law, acquired title to a parcel of property located in the Town of Brookhaven located at 1 Spruce Lane, Stony Brook and would otherwise be entitled to a tax exemption on or before the appropriate taxable status date. It is intended by this bill to ameliorate the financial hardship that will be suffered by Chabad at Stony Brook, a religious entity under section 420-a of the Real Property Tax Law, if it is required to pay the property taxes due.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3787 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 15, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to authorize Chabad at Stony Brook, Inc. to file an application for a real property tax exemption THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the assessor of the town of Brookhaven is hereby authorized to accept from Chabad at Stony Book, Inc., an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law for the 2010-2011 assessment roll for the parcel owned by Chabad at Stony Brook, located in the town of Brookhaven at 3 Birdseye Circle, Stony Brook, otherwise known as: district 0200, section 387.00, block 07.00, lot 012.000. If accepted, the application shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the taxable status date established for such roll. If satisfied that such organization would otherwise be entitled to such exemption if such organization had filed an application for exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the assessor of the town of Brookhaven, upon approval of the town board of such town, may grant exemption from taxation, and make appropriate corrections to the subject roll. If the exemption is granted and such organization shall have paid any tax with regard to the subject roll, the town board of the town of Brookhaven may, in its discretion, provide for the refund of taxes paid and cancel taxes, fines, penalties and interest remaining unpaid. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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