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New York City Apparently Unable to Explain its Own Property Tax Methods

Posted in Property Tax Laws, Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends, Tax Appeals, Valuation

Calculating property taxes and related values is complicated and perplexing in nearly every jurisdiction in the U.S., though perhaps nowhere more than New York City. One of the greatest sources of confusion comes when the City decides to increase an assessed value for certain classes of properties based on market changes (as opposed to physical… Continue Reading

Property Taxes Drive Homebuyers North of New York City

Posted in Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends

Smaller tax bills for larger homes are drawing young families well north of the traditional New York City suburbs, and extending commute times for many. Places like Dutchess County are booming with new construction, even amid the faltering economy, often offered at nearly half the acquisition and tax cost of comparable homes in Westchester County…. Continue Reading