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Meeting Name: Committee on Finance Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/11/2021 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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Int 1859-2020 *Steven Matteo  Sunset provisions for the alternative exemption for veterans.IntroductionThis local law would require that Local Laws 120 and 128 of 2017, relating to the alternative exemption for veterans, be amended to remove the expiration date of June 30, 2022.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1859-2020 *Steven Matteo  Sunset provisions for the alternative exemption for veterans.IntroductionThis local law would require that Local Laws 120 and 128 of 2017, relating to the alternative exemption for veterans, be amended to remove the expiration date of June 30, 2022.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2331-2021 *Margaret S. Chin PreconsideredAuthorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value over two hundred fifty thousand dollars in FY'22 for certain property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution an interest rate between 3 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and no greater than $450,000 and an interest rate between 6 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $450,000 for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021 and paid no later than December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that such property owner either: (a) owns class 2 or 4 real property with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and less than $1,000,000, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 50 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previous 12 month period due to COVID-19, or (b) owns real property where at least 50 percent of the property is used for residential rental dwellings and contains no more than 50 rental dwelling units, of which at least 50 percent are rent regulated accommodations, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 25 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previously 12 month period due to COVID-19. Additionally, DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rates was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced, all disaggregated by two qualifying provisions, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2331-2021 *Margaret S. Chin  Authorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value over two hundred fifty thousand dollars in FY'22 for certain property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution an interest rate between 3 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and no greater than $450,000 and an interest rate between 6 percent and 7.5 percent for qualifying properties with an assessed value of more than $450,000 for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021 and paid no later than December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that such property owner either: (a) owns class 2 or 4 real property with an assessed value of more than $250,000 and less than $1,000,000, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 50 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previous 12 month period due to COVID-19, or (b) owns real property where at least 50 percent of the property is used for residential rental dwellings and contains no more than 50 rental dwelling units, of which at least 50 percent are rent regulated accommodations, the income from which declined, for any six month period between March 7, 2020 and June 30, 2021, by at least 25 percent as compared to the corresponding period in the previously 12 month period due to COVID-19. Additionally, DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rates was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced, all disaggregated by two qualifying provisions, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2350-2021 *Francisco P. Moya PreconsideredAuthorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value of two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars or less in FY'22 for property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution a zero percent interest rate for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021, on October 1, 2021, or on July 1, 2021 and October 1, 2021, and paid between July 15, 2021 and December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that they were adversely affected by COVID-19 and be either: (a) enrolled in a Property Tax and Interest Deferral Program installment agreement with DOF; or (b) have a property with an assessed value of $250,000 or less and an income of less than $150,000. DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rate was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced pursuant to the provisions of this local law, disaggregated by qualifying provision, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 2350-2021 *Francisco P. Moya  Authorize adoption by resolution of an interest rate for nonpayment of taxes on real property with an assessed value of two-hundred and fifty thousand dollars or less in FY'22 for property owners adversely affected by COVID-19.IntroductionThis bill would authorize the City Council to adopt by resolution a zero percent interest rate for the nonpayment of taxes due on July 1, 2021, on October 1, 2021, or on July 1, 2021 and October 1, 2021, and paid between July 15, 2021 and December 31, 2021 for fiscal year 2022 for real property. To be eligible, property owners would be required to demonstrate to the Department of Finance (DOF) by no later than November 30, 2021 that they were adversely affected by COVID-19 and be either: (a) enrolled in a Property Tax and Interest Deferral Program installment agreement with DOF; or (b) have a property with an assessed value of $250,000 or less and an income of less than $150,000. DOF would be required to report to the Speaker no later than February 1, 2022 the number of properties for which the lower interest rate was imposed, the total amount of tax due and the total amount of interest reduced pursuant to the provisions of this local law, disaggregated by qualifying provision, and the aggregate value of the real property tax liability of those properties. The bill also mandates notice and outreach regarding the program.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available