QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report




Buy a Classified Ad


Editorial Calendars


Circulation Data






Date Book


Bookmark this site

Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 1, January 2014, Posted On: 12/27/2013

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Vending Sales Tax Exemption Bill

Emily Jed
TAGS: vending, vending machine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoes vending bill, NY vending tax exemption, New York State Automatic Vending Association, Tim Sheridan

ALBANY, NY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill seeking to increase the tax exemption in New York state for vended food and beverages from 75¢ to $1.50. The legislation, which the New York State Automatic Vending Association helped to create, passed the state Senate and Assembly in June and was awaiting the governor's signature or veto.

The vending association has worked for several years on the passage of the legislation (a7705 by Magee and s5219 by Libous). In September, NYSAVA lobbyist Tim Sheridan of Albany-based Capitol Group LLC informed New York-based vending operators that Cuomo had vetoed the bill last year and said he had wanted it to be part of the state budget. The legislation was absent from this year's budget, too, which concerned Sheridan.

"We're working as hard as we can to get him to sign it, despite it not being in the budget," the lobbyist said at NYSAVA's September meeting in White Plains. "We're also working the back alleys in Albany, telling legislators to put it in the budget."

Topic: Vending Features

  • Businesses Begin To Accept Mobile Payments With Square's New Reader
  • Crane Merchandising Systems Announces Enhanced Self-Service Features For Cashless Vending
  • NAMA Hails Members' Support In Commenting On DOE Vending Machine Rule; Terms Standards 'Unattainable'
  • Avanti Markets Ships Mobile App For Micromarkets
  • Three Square Obtains Patent For Micromarket Smartphone App

Copyright © 2015 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570