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Bill S6964-2013

Application for exemption from real property taxes from Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc.

Authorizes the assessor of the borough of Brooklyn to accept an application for exemption from real property taxes from Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc. for a certain parcel of land located in the borough of Brooklyn.

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Actions

  • May 12, 2014: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 7, 2014: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 6, 2014: 1ST REPORT CAL.547
  • Apr 9, 2014: REFERRED TO CITIES

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Cities - May 6, 2014
Ayes (4): Lanza, Ball, DeFrancisco, Grisanti
Ayes W/R (2): Squadron, Breslin

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6964

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc. to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain assessment rolls

PURPOSE:

This bill permits the City of New York to accept late applications for certain real property tax exemptions for the 2007 through 2012 assessment" rolls, and, if found eligible, to grant the exemptions and refund any excess property taxes paid by the tax-exempt organization.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

This bill would authorize the commissioner of the Department of Finance of the City of New York to accept from the Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc. an application for exemption from real property taxes pursuant to ยง 420-a of the Real Property Tax Law. If satisfied that the Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc, would otherwise have been entitled to said exemption, the Commissioner of the Department of Finance, upon approval by the City Council of New York City, may grant exemption from all taxation with respect to the subject tax rolls and cancel taxes, fines, penalties and interest remaining unpaid, and make appropriate correction of the subject assessment rolls.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, acquired title to, a property in the City of New York, borough of Brooklyn, that would otherwise be entitled to a tax exemption if such corporation- had acquired the property on or before the taxable status date and filed the appropriate paperwork.

It is intended by this bill to undo the hardships that will be suffered if the organization is required to pay the property taxes due as described above.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6964 IN SENATE April 9, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to authorize Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc. to file an application for exemption from real property taxes for certain assess- ment rolls 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 commissioner of the New York city department of finance is hereby authorized to accept from Hebrew Alliance Brighton By The Sea, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, an application for exemption from real prop- erty taxes pursuant to section 420-a of the real property tax law for the 2007 through 2012 assessment rolls, for the parcel owned by such corporation in the city of New York, borough of Brooklyn, designated as block 8666, lot 652 in such borough. If accepted, the application shall be reviewed as if it had been received on or before the taxable status date established for such assessment rolls. If satisfied that such corporation would otherwise be entitled to such exemption if such corporation had filed an application for exemption by the appropriate taxable status date, the commissioner of the New York city department of finance, upon approval by the city council of the city of New York, may grant exemption from all taxation with respect to the subject tax rolls due and owing by such corporation on the effective date of this act and cancel taxes, fines, penalties and interest remain- ing unpaid, and make appropriate correction of the subject assessment rolls. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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