Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

STAR Rebate Enrollment Campaign Launched in Northern New York

Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Barbara G. Billet announced (September 04, 2007) that the Tax Department has started mailing letters...

STAR Rebate Enrollment Campaign Launched in Central New York Counties

Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Barbara G. Billet announced (September 04, 2007) that the Tax Department has started mailing letters...

$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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Assembly Passes Bill to Expand Protections for Tenants In Building Foreclosure...

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Judiciary Committee Chair Helene Weinstein and Assemblymember Jaime Williams today announced the Assembly's approval of legislation to further protect tenants who enter into rental agreements after building foreclosure actions have begun.

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Rep. Zeldin Statement in Support of the Property Tax Reduction Act

Last night, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) addressed his colleagues in the House of Representatives in support of H.R. 1871, the Property Tax Reduction Act, which was introduced in the House by fellow New York Representatives, Congressman Chris Collins (R, NY-27) and Congressman John Faso (R, NY-19). The Property Tax Reduction Act would shift to the state level the local share of Medicaid costs currently paid by all New York counties outside of New York City