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New York Property Tax Cap Squeeze on Schools Fails to Address Underlying Cost Burden

Posted in Property Tax Laws, Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends, Tax Cap

“The property tax is the killer tax in this state, and it has been for a long time,” Governor Cuomo said in his January 2016 State of the State address, and his solution has been the property tax cap. Appealing on its face, but the tax cap fails to tackle the real problems and has… Continue Reading

NY Property Tax Monitor Blog Quoted in the New York Law Journal

Posted in Property Tax Laws, Property Tax News, Tax Cap

Appellate Division Justices Thomas A. Dickerson and Daniel D. Angiolillo, writing a roundup of notable decisions and issues in the field of New York State property taxation and valuation law in the prominent New York Law Journal, cited and quoted this blog in a discussion of the controversial tax cap legislation (see this blog’s June… Continue Reading

Property Tax Education for the Appellate Division of New York

Posted in Property Tax Laws, Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends, Revaluation, Tax Appeals, Tax Cap

For the vast majority of lawyers, interaction with Appellate Judges is quite limited and generally reserved for tension-filled, highly formalized, brief appearances before a stern and imposing panel that literally sits on high and fires vexing questions rapid-fire before saying “please sit down”. And the appellate decision-making process is often a murky one in which… Continue Reading