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File #: Int 1607-2019    Version: * Name: Reducing the commercial motor vehicle tax for medallion taxicabs.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 6/13/2019
Enactment date: 7/20/2019 Law number: 2019/137
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing the commercial motor vehicle tax for medallion taxicabs
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would reduce the commercial motor vehicle tax imposed on medallion taxicabs from $1000 to $400 to be equal to the commercial motor vehicle tax imposed on all other for-hire vehicles.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1607, 2. Int. No. 1607, 3. Committee Report 6/13/19, 4. Hearing Testimony 6/13/19, 5. Hearing Transcript 6/13/19, 6. June 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 7. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-13-19, 8. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 13, 2019, 10. June 19, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-19-19, 12. Committee Report 6/19/19, 13. Hearing Transcript 6/19/19, 14. Int. No. 1607 (FINAL), 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 137, 18. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of June 13, 2019 Held on June 19, 2019, 19. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 19, 2019
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7/20/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Finance Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Finance Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Finance Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/13/2019*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Finance P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1607

 

By Council Member Rodriguez

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reducing the commercial motor vehicle tax for medallion taxicabs

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subparagraph (C) of paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 11-802 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 60 for the year 1989, is amended to read as follows:

(C) For tax years beginning on and after June first, nineteen hundred ninety but before May thirty-first, two thousand nineteen, on medallion taxicabs, one thousand dollars for each such vehicle, and on all other motor vehicles for transportation of passengers, four hundred dollars for each such vehicle.

§ 2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 11-802 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subparagraph (D) to read as follows:

(D) For tax years beginning on or after June first, two thousand nineteen, on all motor vehicles for transportation of passengers, including medallion taxicabs, four hundred dollars for each such vehicle.

§ 3. Notwithstanding any provision of chapter 8 of title 11 of the administrative code of the city of New York to the contrary, the commissioner of finance may issue a refund or credit to any person who has paid the tax or portion thereof imposed under subparagraph (C) of paragraph 2 of subdivision a of section 11-802 of such code with respect to a medallion taxicab for the tax year beginning on June 1, 2019 to the extent such payment exceeds the tax obligation for any tax year beginning on or after June 1, 2019, and to the extent of such excess amount, such person shall not have any obligations under sections 11-807 or 11-808 of such code for any such tax year. The commissioner of finance may issue such a refund or credit without submission of a written application by the taxpayer.

§ 4. This local law takes effect immediately and is retroactive to and deemed to have been in effect as of May 31, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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