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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 (NY-27) today hailed the inclusion of his amendment to the House passed American Health Care Act into the Senate version of the bill. The amendment, introduced with Congressman John Faso (NY-19), would require New York State to take over the county portion of Medicaid by 2020 and would provide the largest property tax reduction ever to Western New York.
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded veterans to take advantage of the valuable year-round tax exemptions and credits available to them, their families, and employers
As part of his continued efforts to help homeowners reduce their property tax burden, County Executive Edward Mangano will be hosting a series of Property Tax Exemptions Workshops in October at libraries and community meeting halls throughout Nassau County.
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law legislation that he previously proposed to enhance real property tax exemptions available to Ulster County Veterans. Based upon new exemption levels recently adopted by the New York State Legislature, this legislation ensures that Ulster County continues to grant its Veterans the most up-to-date exemptions allowable under New York State Real Property Tax Law.
As part of his continued efforts to help homeowners reduce their property tax burden, County Executive Edward Mangano will be hosting a series of Property Tax Exemptions Workshops in July at libraries and community meeting halls throughout Nassau County
The State Board of Real Property Tax Services will meet at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2015. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A on the second floor of Building 9 on the W.A. Harriman State Campus in Albany.
The New York State Senate today passed an end-of-session measure that will bring $3.1 billion in new tax relief to property owners, extend the existing property tax cap to deliver additional savings and create new jobs, improve affordable housing statewide, and continue the Senate’s ongoing commitment to ensuring that every child has access to a quality education.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released a report (available here) detailing the success of the property tax cap in delivering tax relief for New York families and businesses. In addition, the Governor traveled to Nyack, New York in Rockland County to urge the State Legislature to extend the two percent property tax cap this legislative session.
The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S1074), sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), that would increase the maximum income eligibility levels for real property tax exemptions for seniors for the first time since 1994. This measure would allow more senior citizens to receive increased relief from their local real property taxes.
The New York State Senate today acted on one of its top end-of-session priorities by passing legislation to make the property tax cap permanent. The bill (S5597), sponsored by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-C-I, East Northport), would prevent the planned expiration of the tax cap to continue saving taxpayers billions of dollars each year, increase investments by businesses, and create more jobs
As part of his continued efforts to help residents reduce their tax burden, County Executive Edward P. Mangano has arranged to bring the Department of Assessment office operations to libraries and community meeting halls throughout Nassau to assist homeowners with filing for their property tax exemptions
Yonkers Property Owners to Receive Tax Rebates from New York State as City Stays Within 2% Tax Cap for Fourth Consecutive Year YONKERS, NY -...
Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) says the $142-billion 2015-16 state budget provides critical funding to important state programs while controlling the size and cost of government. The state’s fifth consecutive on-time budget keeps spending within a two-percent cap, increases aid to education, rejects tax increases and provides property tax relief for homeowners. The spending plan also includes funding for regional assets such as Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the NFTA and Shea’s Performing Arts Center
ERIE COUNTY, NY - September 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz reminded residents to take action to ensure that they are registered in the new STAR Registration Program, part of Governor Cuomo’s initiative to protect New York residents against the costs of fraudulent or inappropriate STAR exemptions. The new program requires all homeowners eligible for and/or currently receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the NYS Tax Department in order to receive the exemption for 2014 and subsequent years. This exemption is not automatic, and eligible homeowners must register to qualify
New York, NY - July 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With More Young Vets Returning Home From Iraq & Afghanistan, It’s Time for the Feds to Ensure That Vets Use Local Property Tax Benefits – Worth Thousands a Year in Westchester County – And Other Critical Benefits They’ve Earned
New York, NY - May 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at the Chautauqua County Veterans Services Office, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Chautauqua County from Iraq and Afghanistan are receiving critical benefits that will allow them to afford a home and live stable civilian lives. Schumer highlighted data that shows that more than 7,000 of the roughly 14,000 veterans in Chautauqua have not applied for the property tax benefit for veterans that is available to them and worth hundreds of dollars a year, and a disconnect in communication between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and localities that administer federal and state benefits are to blame.
New York, NY - March 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, at the Veterans Outreach Center’s “Stars and Stripes” Retail Store in Rochester, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Monroe County from Iraq and Afghanistan are receiving critical benefits that will allow them to afford a home and live stable, civilian lives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The State Board of Real Property Tax Services will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. The meeting will be held in Conference Room A on the second floor of Building 9 on the W.A. Harriman State Campus in Albany.
New York, NY - September 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the third year in a row, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano delivered to the Legislature a No-Property Tax Increase Budget that reduces spending for a second consecutive year and continues to deliver essential services for the people of Nassau. Aggressive fiscal management and a continued commitment to spending cuts is evident as County Executive Mangano and the Republican Legislative Caucus have cut over $290 million in spending from Nassau’s budget. Since 2009, County Executive Mangano has fostered a government of less spending, fewer employees and fewer appointees
New York, NY - June 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New York State Senate today passed legislation, sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-C-I, Port Jefferson), that would restore the STAR property tax rebate program. The bill (S7447) would provide $202 million in property tax relief to senior citizens in the 2012-13 school year and $1.2 billion in property tax relief to middle class families starting in 2013-14.
New York, NY - December 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Middle class tax cuts that will reduce tax rates for millions of hardworking taxpayers and the two-percent property tax cap highlight new state laws that will go into effect on January 1, 2012.
Albany, NY - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Monroe County to sign New York's first property tax cap.. The tax cap, a hallmark of Governor Cuomo's campaign and a priority of his administration's first year, will finally deliver relief to millions of homeowners and business owners across the state who for too long have been burdened by out-of-control property taxes.
Albany, NY - July 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today traveled to Erie County to sign New York's first property tax cap. The tax cap, a hallmark of Governor Cuomo's campaign and a priority of his administration's first year, will finally deliver relief to millions of homeowners and business owners across the state who for too long have been burdened by out-of-control property taxes.
New York, NY - July 1 30, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Governor signed the law passed by the Senate on June 24, 2011, and sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos. The law caps school and local government taxes to less than two percent or the Consumer Price Index (CPI), whichever is lower. The new law also includes $127 million in mandate relief savings to local governments, in addition to the creation of a Mandate Relief Council to identify and repeal unsound, unduly burdensome laws and regulations
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