Bill Text: NY A06689 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides for a deduction from personal gross income for expenses incurred in the adoption of a child in the foster care system.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-15 - referred to ways and means [A06689 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06689-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6689
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 15, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Ways and Means
        AN  ACT  to  amend the tax law, in relation to providing for a deduction
          from personal gross income for expenses incurred in the adoption of  a
          child in the foster care system
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.  Subsection (c) of section 612 of the tax law is amended by
     2  adding a new paragraph 44 to read as follows:
     3    (44) The amount of adoption fees including any  and  all  medical  and
     4  legal  fees, court costs and any other related expenses paid or incurred
     5  by a taxpayer during the taxable year in connection with the adoption of
     6  a child in the foster care system.
     7    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  apply  to  all
     8  taxable  years beginning on or after the first of January in the year in
     9  which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10588-01-9
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