Property taxes

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Rockland County Executive Considers Drastic Cuts To Balance Budget

Scott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.


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Westchester Communities Slashing Services While Begging For Budget Relief

Property taxes in another northern suburb were headed up Thursday night as stressed out municipalities try to keep things running with less money.


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Gov. Cuomo’s Property Tax Cap Met With Stiff Resistance From Teachers

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.


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Poll: 1 In 3 Young New Yorkers Plans To Move Out Of State

A New York poll provides grim evidence of a continuing exodus from the state, once the national leader in manufacturing and other high-paying jobs.


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Property Tax Grievance Season Off To Fast Start In Westchester County

Are you frustrated because of high property taxes? Well, there’s a simple way you can slash your bill.


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Nassau County’s High Tax Rates Expected To Rise

Nassau County homeowners pay the highest median property taxes in the country, and there’s no tax relief in sight. School costs are to blame, and education taxes on Long Island are projected to rise another four percent in 2012.


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Nassau County Exec Plans Layoffs, Furloughs Amid Budget Woes

Edward Mangano’s proposal includes over $60 million in employee-related cuts, and would impose a 13-day unpaid furlough for county workers.


NJ Town Considers Merging With Another

Loch Arbour’s leaders will decide next month whether the Monmouth County village of 194 residents should seek to merge with neighboring Allenhurst.


LI Homeowners: Property Tax System Needs Help

The Yammamoto’s say they are prime examples of how the assessment system in Nassau County, Long Island does not work.


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Study Predicts 3,300 Teacher Layoffs On L.I.

Teacher jobs on Long Island may be in jeopardy after a new study estimated more than 3,300 layoffs over the next two years.


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CT Bill Would Give Tax Break To Soldiers

Should cities and towns in Connecticut be charging soldiers serving overseas interest on back property taxes here at home?


NY Group Pushes New Tax-Assessment Procedure

The Westchester Collaborative Assessment Commission says regular revaluation would make property taxes fairer. The group also says it would reduce the number of lawsuits filed to argue tax assessments.


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Camden Considering Big Property Tax Hike

The tax increase plan comes just after the city government slashed it work force, laying off 400 employees including nearly half the police officers.


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County Board Vs. County Executive In Westchester

What’s the property tax levy in Westchester County?


Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo Says Closed Meeting With Legislature Worked

The Democrat met with legislative leaders in the governor’s mansion on the first day of the first full week of the legislative session.