property taxes

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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.

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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
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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.

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Counties across New York are concerned over reports that sales tax collections are plummeting, and are asking Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tax department for an explanation.

The New York State Association of Counties, dismayed over a report by the State Comptroller that sales tax collections have slowed to half of what they were last year, are asking Governor Andrew Cuomo’s tax department for more information, said the group’s Executive Director, Stephen Acquario.

“Are we seeing a trend here?” Acquario said the counties are asking the tax officials.  

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