Some towns are considering offering shop local cards. People can get the card, buy from shops in their hometown, and then they get to accumulate credits against their property tax bill.
The town of Hempstead’s supervisor has asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant an extension for property tax payments in light of the destruction from superstorm Sandy.
An $86 million deficit could mean as many as 800 layoffs.
Mitt Romney is the person who needs to put up or shut up in his dispute with Harry Reid. There is no reason to believe a word he is saying about his taxes.
High as they are in Connecticut, local property taxes aren’t covering the cost of running the towns and cities.
Financial statements reveal that Nassau County ended the 2011 fiscal year with a deficit of over 50 million dollars.
The Nassau County executive says residents could face a 13 percent property tax hike or deep cuts in services unless the county legislature approves millions of dollars for tax refunds.
Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces tax cuts for many people New York State, there are reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is looking to raise property taxes in New York City to fill a budget hole that would result in deep cuts at city agencies.
Phil Amicone is on his way out as mayor of Yonkers and tomorrow, the people of that Westchester County city will elect a new leader.
On Wednesday Christie was in Paramus – a key campaign district for Republicans – to meet with retirees to talk about their property taxes.
Both the Association for a Better Long Island and County Executive Ed Mangano are jockeying to win over public sentiment.
Scott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.
Property taxes in another northern suburb were headed up Thursday night as stressed out municipalities try to keep things running with less money.
Residents in many of the higher tax counties in New York – such as Westchester and those on Long Island – have been crying out for property tax relief for years.