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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

New York’s Apartment Renters Pay More Taxes Than Owners

Posted in Property Tax News, Property Tax Trends

Renters in New York City’s large apartment buildings pay far more in property taxes than homeowners. They also disproportionately shoulder the total City property tax burden, according to a report recently released by The Furman Center. How could it be, one might ask, that renters would pay property taxes at all? They don’t, at least… Continue Reading