Upcoming Events

2018 Legislative Conference

January 29-31
Desmond Hotel
Albany, NY  (Albany County)

 
52nd Annual County Finance School

May 2 – 4, 2018
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
Syracuse, NY (Onondaga County)

 
2018 Fall Seminar

September 24 - 26
Hyatt Hotel
Rochester, NY (Monroe County)

Taxation & Finance

NYSAC Opposes Federal Tax Reform Proposals

As Congress considers comprehensive tax reform, a top priority for county officials is preserving the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT).

SALT Fact Sheet

Press Release: NY’s County Executives Call on Congressional Delegation to Reject Punitive Federal Tax Reform Proposals

Letters:


NYSAC White Papers and Reports


Recent Resolutions

February 2017

  1. Resolution Calling on State Legislative Leaders to Reform the Home Rule Revenue Process by Enacting a 4-Year Authorization Period for All Local Sales Tax Extenders in 2017 with a Goal of Making This Local Renewal Authority Permanent
  2. Resolution Urging the State to Enact Legislation to Ensure a Fair and Level Playing Field for All Retailers by Addressing Loopholes in Internet Sales Tax Collection Practices
  3. Resolution Calling on New York’s Congressional Delegation to Support the Enactment of Federal Legislation to Simplify and Ease Sales Tax Collections on Internet-Based Purchases and to Support a Level Playing Field for “Main Street” Retailers
  4. Resolution Calling on New York’s Congressional Delegation to Preserve the Federal Tax Exemption for Municipal Bonds

September 2106

  1. Resolution Calling on State Legislative Leaders to Reform the Home Rule
    Revenue Process by Enacting a 4-Year Authorization Period for All Local
    Sales Tax Extenders
    Resolution Urging the State to Enact Legislation to Ensure a Fair and Level
  2. Playing Field for all Retailers by Addressing Loopholes in Internet Sales Tax
    Collection Practices
  3. Resolution Urging State Legislative Leaders to Implement Fiscal Reforms
    that will Lead to Permanent and Historic Property Tax Reduction by
    Assuming the Cost of State Programs that Counties Are Currently Required
    to Pay for Under State Law


February 2016

  1. Resolution Urging State Legislative Leaders to Implement Fiscal Reforms that will Lead to Permanent and Historic Property Tax Reductions by Assuming the Cost of State Programs that Counties Are Currently Required to Pay for Under State Law
  2. Resolution Calling on State Legislative Leaders to Reform the Home Rule Revenue Process by Enacting a 4-Year Authorization Period for All Local Sales Tax Extenders
  3. Resolution Urging the State to Resolve Recent FAA Clarifications Regarding the Disposition of Aviation Fuel Sales Tax Receipts in a Way that Preserves Current Local Sales Tax Receipts and Authority

September 2015

  1. Resolution Urging State Legislative Leaders to Implement Fiscal Reforms that will Lead to Permanent and Historic Property Tax Reduction by Assuming the Cost of State Programs that Counties Are Currently Required to Pay for Under State Law   
  2. Resolution Calling on State Legislative Leaders to Reform the Home Rule Revenue Process by Enacting a 4-Year Authorization Period for All Local Sales Tax Extenders 

Standing Committee Members

Arthur Johnson, Saratoga, Chair
Terri Ross, Allegany County, Vice-Chair
NYSAC staff contact: Dave Lucas
To join this committee, complete and return the Standing Committee Nomination form.
 
Mitchell Alger Steuben County
Robert Antonacci II Onondaga County
Elliott Auerbach Ulster County
Robert Bausch Genesee County
Shawn Bowerman Montgomery County
William Carlin Putnam County
Phillip Church  Oswego County
Janis Cook Wyoming County
Cheryl Dinolfo  Monroe County
Michael Diskin Essex County
Phil Fields Schenectady County
Jay Gsell Genesee County
James Maloney Ulster County
Joe Mareane Tompkins County
Cheryl Mayer Wyoming County
Richard Mendick Albany County
Timothy O'Hearn Schuyler County
John Searles Cattaraugus County
Lawrence Soule Westchester County
Mike Zurlo Clinton County