property taxes

Keith Srakocic / AP

Nassau County will reassess all county properties by 2019 to correct issues in the tax roll.

The Nassau County Legislature approved County Executive Laura Curran’s request to borrow $2.2 million to pay for the reassessment.

Curran says homeowners who won appeals in recent years will have any assessment increases limited to six percent annually, which is in line with state law.

Legislators who voted against the plan say it will take too long to tax homeowners at a fair market value.

Geoff Mulvihill / AP

Suffolk County says it will provide clerical employees to town Tax Receiver offices in response to the surge of residents trying to pre-pay their 2018 property taxes.

Mary Altaffer / AP

A ceremony to award economic development grants to regions of the state was overshadowed by developments on the federal tax overhaul plan in Washington, as the House and Senate announced agreement on a final plan to be voted on as early as next week.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

The governors of New York, California and New Jersey on Monday strongly condemned the GOP tax bill now before Congress, saying it is unfair to their states and will wreak havoc on the U.S. economy.  

Schumer Pushes Hard Against Trump Tax Proposal

Oct 12, 2017
Carolyn Kaster / AP

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called on every New York member of Congress to oppose President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal state and local tax deductions. Schumer says the President’s plan would hurt thousands of Long Islanders.