New York’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, declined Tuesday to hear a challenge to the commuter tax, letting the tax stand in downstate counties.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.
De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
A major issue for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is making sure wealthy New Yorkers pay more taxes to fund education, but anything that happens would have to go through Albany.
To implement the tax hike, the Democratic mayoral hopeful would have to get Albany’s approval, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Republican majority in the state senate.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is one of two senators leading an effort to lower the taxes on hard cider.
Ed Mangano’s challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county’s debt.
Cuomo is not blowing his own horn but he wants to silence the horns of tax scofflaws. He’s going to suspend the driver’s licenses of any New Yorker who owes more than $10,000 in unpaid taxes.
New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
After a year of disagreement, Democratic and Republican Legislators in Nassau County have come to a deal on $95 million in property tax refunds.
Some people in Westchester County will be working overtime after 2,000 tax bills were lost.
The Internal Revenue Service has delayed payouts to 90 percent of families who have applied for it, and has subjected 70 percent of those families to audits, the advocate claims.
The bill came out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with such momentum that Himes believes it could stand of fair chance of passage in the House.
“There’s still work to be done in the next day or so but we’re going to have a budget,” Malloy told reporters Tuesday.