Property taxes

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NYC Councilmen Propose $500 Property Tax Rebates

The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.

01/21/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Push For Tax, Minimum Wage Initiatives In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.

01/20/2015

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Nassau Villages Come Together With Hope Of Saving Tax Dollars For Homeowners

For the first time in history, mayors on Long Island’s elite Gold Coast seem willing to sacrifice exclusivity to work cooperatively and develop joint programs.

12/15/2014

Tim Cahill #17 of the New York Red Bulls carries the ball against the Philadelphia Union at Red Bull Arena on April 16, 2014 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Court: Red Bulls Must Pay $2.8M In Property Taxes

The New York Red Bulls have played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison since 2010. During that time, the town has sent the team a tax bill for about $1.5 million for the 2010 tax year and about $1.3 million for 2011.

05/12/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Major Tax Relief Coming In New York State Budget

Sources told CBS 2 that the New York State Legislature is poised to cut taxes for property owners, renters, businesses and even estates.

03/28/2014

Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan (credit: Bergen County Website)

Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan Proposes Property Tax Hike

County Executive Kathleen Donovan is proposing a nearly 2-percent tax hike. For someone who owns a $324,000 home, that would mean an additional $6.50 in taxes this year.

02/11/2014

Westchester County property taxes

Don’t Miss Out: STAR Program Re-Application Deadline Is On Dec. 31

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could lose out on big savings if they don’t meet a looming deadline for tax relief. What used to be an annual automatic re-enrollment in the STAR program now requires homeowners to re-apply.

12/02/2013

The PATH station at Journal Square in Jersey City - Dec. 4, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Jersey City To Sue Port Authority Over Unpaid Property Taxes

Mayor Steven Fulop accused the Port Authority of using outdated or nonexistent agreements to avoid paying millions of dollars per year on properties it owns in the city.

11/12/2013

Former Gov. George Pataki, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former state Comptroller Carl McCall (credit: http://www.governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Taps Former Gov. George Pataki For Tax Relief Commission

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed the Republican who defeated his dad for governor to come up with ways to cut taxes for businesses and middle class New Yorkers.

10/02/2013

Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lawmakers: End Madison Square Garden Tax Break

Some lawmakers on Tuesday took issue with the city’s plan to give Madison Square Garden a $17 million property tax break every year for the past 31 years.

09/24/2013

Egg Harbor Mayor James "Sonny'' McCullough (credit: sonnymccullough.com)

Jersey Shore Mayor Selling Home Over High Property Taxes

Egg Harbor Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough’s property was valued at slightly more than $1.1 million during last year’s township-wide revaluation that increased his property taxes by nearly 60 percent to $31,056.

08/21/2013

Nassau County Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Nassau Legislature Reaches Agreement On Tax Refunds

After a year of disagreement, Democratic and Republican Legislators in Nassau County have come to a deal on $95 million in property tax refunds.

06/25/2013

Westchester County property taxes

Hopeful Westchester County Homeowners Flock To Tax Appeal Day

The conferences began in the morning and continued all day in town halls throughout suburbia: little trials with verdicts pending.

06/18/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Bloomberg Announces Property Tax Relief For Those Impacted By Sandy

Life after Hurricane Sandy is going to get a whole lot easier for New York City homeowners and businesses ravaged by the storm.

05/28/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Conn. Mayors Fear Tax Hikes Might Be Needed With Malloy’s Budget

Mayors from around Connecticut and of both parties say they don’t want to raise property taxes, but say that if Gov. Dan Malloy’s budget goes forward, they will have no choice.

03/21/2013

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