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Highest Court Strikes Down Nassau County’s Attempt to Shift Obligation to Pay Tax Refunds

Posted in Court Decisions, Property Tax Laws, Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends, Tax Appeals

Nassau County was dealt a decisive blow to its financial prospects on February 18 when the State’s highest court held that it had exceeded its constitutional authority in attempting to shirk its obligation to pay tax refunds — estimated at some $450 million — by shifting the duty to individual taxing districts. In a 29-page… Continue Reading

Westchester Property Taxes High, But Credit is Better Than Other Suburban Counties

Posted in Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends

Westchester County property owners may place astronomically high property taxes on their short-list of complaints, but they also have property taxes to thank for the County’s triple-A credit rating according to one source.   In comparison to neighboring, wealthy suburban counties such as Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk, all of which depend on Wall Street to fuel… Continue Reading