Authorizes the county of Lewis to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the county of Lewis to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes
PURPOSE: To authorize Lewis county to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Authorizes Lewis county to impose an additional one percent sales and compensating use tax until November 30, 2015. Effective date is December 1, 2013.
JUSTIFICATION: The revenues anticipated from the additional one percent sales and compensating use taxes will allow Lewis county to continue to provide services that it deems vital to the community, while maintaining a balanced budget.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.
LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Additional revenue for Lewis county.
EFFECTIVE DATE: December 1, 2013.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4983--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 2, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to authorizing the county of Lewis to impose an additional one percent of sales and compensating use taxes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Clause 36 of subparagraph (i) of the opening paragraph of section 1210 of the tax law, as amended by chapter 251 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (36) the county of Lewis is hereby further authorized and empowered to adopt and amend local laws, ordinances or resolutions imposing such taxes at a rate that is
[three-quarters of]one percent additional to the three percent rate authorized above in this paragraph for such coun- ty for the period beginning June first, two thousand four, and ending November thirtieth, two thousand [thirteen]FIFTEEN; S 2. This act shall take effect December 1, 2013.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10660-08-3