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Bill S5024-2013

Allows the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District to file an application for exemption from real property taxes

Allows the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District to file an application for exemption from real property taxes.

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  • May 29, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 23, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 22, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.759
  • May 6, 2013: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - May 22, 2013
Ayes (9): Martins, Ball, Boyle, Marchione, Ritchie, Valesky, Gipson, Latimer, O'Brien

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5024

TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to allowing the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District to file an application for exemption from real property taxes

PURPOSE: To authorize the assessor of the County on Nassau to accept an application for exemption from real property tax from the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section one authorizes the assessor of the county of Nassau to accept from the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District, an application for exemptions from the real property taxes for the parcel owned by such entity at 833 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, town of Hempstead, county of Nassau If accepted, the applications shall be reviewed as if they had been received on or before the taxable status date established for such rolls. Section two is the effective date

JUSTIFICATION: The Franklin Square and Munson Fire District is a not-for-profit entity that responds to over one thousand fire and medical emergencies and protects an area of about three square miles consisting of Franklin Square, Garden City South, and parts of West Hempstead. This property is located at 833 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, New York.

This legislation would provide the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District with an exemption from real property taxes pursuant to 420-a of the Real Property Tax Law with respect to the general tax for the second half of the 2013 assessment roll and a portion of the 2012 assessment roll, and the school taxes for a portion of the 2012-2013 assessment roll. In order to preserve the Community's organization for the use by its residents, the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District needs the requested relief from real property taxes.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5024 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 6, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT in relation to allowing the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District to file an application for exemption from real property taxes 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 Hempstead in the county of Nassau is hereby authorized to accept from the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law for the 2012-2013 assessment roll for the parcel owned by the Franklin Square and Munson Fire District located in the town of Hempstead, county of Nassau at 833 Hemp- stead Turnpike, Franklin Square, New York, otherwise known as: district 017, section 36, block 106, lot 0229. 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 had such organization owned the aforesaid property and had filed an application for exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the assessor of the town of Hempstead, upon approval of the town board of such town, may grant exemption from taxation, and make appro- priate corrections to the subject roll. If such exemption is granted and such organization shall have paid any tax with respect to the subject roll, the applicable governing body or tax department 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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