The county could see potentially hundreds of layoffs or reductions in services
The average tax bill in the city is set to increase by $400 to $800, Councilman James Vacca said.
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.
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.
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.
Sources told CBS 2 that the New York State Legislature is poised to cut taxes for property owners, renters, businesses and even estates.
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.
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.
Mayor Steven Fulop accused the Port Authority of using outdated or nonexistent agreements to avoid paying millions of dollars per year on properties it owns in the city.
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.
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.
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.
After a year of disagreement, Democratic and Republican Legislators in Nassau County have come to a deal on $95 million in property tax refunds.
The conferences began in the morning and continued all day in town halls throughout suburbia: little trials with verdicts pending.
Life after Hurricane Sandy is going to get a whole lot easier for New York City homeowners and businesses ravaged by the storm.