Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

$325 Million Ameriquest National Settlement Provides $22 Million for New York

Consumers must mail form no later than Sept. 10, 2007.  New York, NY (July 12, 2007) - Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and State Banking Superintendent...

Governor Spitzer Signs Bill To Reform NYC Tax Exemption For Housing Development

New Law Will Encourage Construction of Affordable Housing Governor Eliot Spitzer announced (Aug. 24) that he has signed bills that will encourage housing construction throughout...

New York City Property Tax Rebate Information

New York City ($400) Rebate If you received a rebate check in 2006, have not moved, and have paid your property taxes incurred before July...

How The Property Tax Works

In New York State, the real property tax is a tax based on the value of real property. Counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts,...

Businesses receiving Empire Zone tax breaks to be held accountable

Hundreds of companies get millions of dollars in tax breaks and in return promise to hire new employees or invest in their own businesses,...

New Yorkers pay highest closing costs

A nationwide survey of lenders by Bankrate.com found that while closing costs are lower than last year, residents of some states continue to pay...

So, Is Atlantic Yards a Rip-Off or Not?

It’s been an odd week in the history of Atlantic Yards project. Last Friday, the Mayor said that $300 million worth of tax breaks...

Tax incentives for Rochester Technology Park approved

The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency has approved tax incentives for the soon-to-be new owner of Rochester Technology Park — the former Kodak...

Public, Private, Who Decides?

The city's attempt to increase its East Side park space has hit a boulder. A boulder in the shape of a swank Sutton Place...

Tax breaks for a $15 million renovation of the historic building

A 100 percent property tax abatement on increases to the assessment on the Remington Rand building in North Tonawanda received preliminary approval Thursday. Representatives from...

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SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED...

Standing with Saratoga County homeowners and amidst rising local anxiety, today U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer launched a push to preserve popular, but increasingly at-risk tax deductions Saratoga homeowners and taxpayers depend upon to keep the Capital Region’s cost of living in-check. Whether new Saratoga homeowners, longtime owners, or those looking to buy right now, Schumer said locals are in tax jeopardy as newly-confirmed U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has suggested threats to mortgage, state and local property tax deductions.

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SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED...

Standing with Saratoga County homeowners and amidst rising local anxiety, today U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer launched a push to preserve popular, but increasingly at-risk tax deductions Saratoga homeowners and taxpayers depend upon to keep the Capital Region’s cost of living in-check. Whether new Saratoga homeowners, longtime owners, or those looking to buy right now, Schumer said locals are in tax jeopardy as newly-confirmed U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has suggested threats to mortgage, state and local property tax deductions.