Issues: Property Tax

Latest Property Tax Data Makes Case for Cap

Senate Republicans today renewed their call for the Assembly to act on the Governor’s property tax cap legislation in light of new data showing New Yorkers pay the highest property taxes in the United States. The latest property tax data from the nonpartisan Tax Foundation ranks Nassau County first and Westchester County second, as the counties with the highest property taxes in the nation.  The median amount of property taxes paid in Nassau is $8,478, slightly higher than Westchester.  Rockland County ranked as the fifth highest in the country, Suffolk County was 12th.

April 27, 2011
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4/23/2011: Home Rescue Fair

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 28, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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Getting The Facts About Foreclosure

(D-Jamaica) On Tuesday, April 19th at Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Saturday, April 23rd at York College.  Senator Shirley L. Huntley, Councilman Ruben Wills, and Councilman Leroy Comrie, Jr., in cooperation with the Connect Queens Campaign and many other sponsors held meetings and workshops discussing and helping educate residents about foreclosure prevention and preserving homeownership.

April 23, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INVITES RESIDENTS TO SIGN “PASS THE TAX CAP” ONLINE PETITION

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is inviting residents to voice their support for a property tax cap by signing his “pass the tax cap” online petition. Residents can sign the online petition by visiting Senator Fuschillo’s website, Fuschillo.nysenate.gov.

April 20, 2011
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Senator Bonacic Comments on Property Taxes

Senator Bonacic Comments on Property Taxes

April 20, 2011
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Condo Tax Abatement Disclosure

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 18, 2011Contact: Bryant G. Gaspard | gaspard@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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Senator Shirley L. Huntley Enhances Protections for Condo Owners, Extends Transparency in Tax Abatement Process

April 18, 2011
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Schumer $hocking 'gougers'

The Post reported that following the announcement of Governor Cuomo's proposal regarding tax abatements for power companies, Senator Schumer has sent a letter to energy companies around the state asking "why the firms believe their tax breaks are in danger and how much of their windfall would go to stockholders. " I have also written similar legislation to the Governor's bill.

Sen. Chuck Schumer yesterday posed four tough questions to operators of the state's private power generating plants -- as consumers and politicians battle shocking rate increases the companies are planning for this summer.

April 15, 2011
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Foreclosure Prevention Aid

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 15, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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Foreclosure Prevention Aid is Vetoed

April 15, 2011
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Senator Lee M. Zeldin Joins in Support of a Property Tax Cap

Albany, NY- State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) joined with his colleagues of the Senate Republican Majority and the Assembly Republican Minority to call for the Assembly Majority to take action on the Property Tax Cap. Senator Zeldin was a co-sponsor of the Cap in the Senate which passed on January 31st, 2011. Joining Senator Zeldin (Above, Left) at the press conference was Heather Briccetti (Above, Right), Acting President and CEO of The Business Council of New York State.

April 14, 2011
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SENATE REPUBLICANS STEP UP PRESSURE ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS PROPERTY TAX BILL

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) announced on April 12th that he and his Senate Majority colleagues are urging the Assembly to act on a meaningful property tax cap bill. The Senate overwhelmingly passed Governor Cuomo’s property tax cap legislation with bipartisan support earlier this year.

April 13, 2011
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Senator Flanagan Joins With Business Leaders And Republican Leaders Of Assembly and Senate To Call For Assembly Passage Of Property Tax Cap

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and representatives of business organizations today to urge the Assembly Majority to pass a meaningful property tax cap bill.  Senator Flanagan sponsored and voted for property tax cap legislation earlier this year that was proposed and supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

April 13, 2011
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4/13/2011: Rent Control Expires Wednesday, June 15, 2011

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 15, 2011Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov | (518) 455-3531

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Rent Control Expires June 15,2011

April 13, 2011
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Property Tax Cap, Mandate Relief Needed Now

ALBANY, 04/12/11 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I–Oneonta) today joined legislative colleagues and representatives of business organizations from across the state urging the assembly to act on a meaningful property tax cap bill. “Home and business owners across my district continue to cite skyrocketing property taxes as one of their top concerns,” said Senator Seward.  “The senate has already done its work, passing Governor Cuomo’s property tax cap legislation – now it’s time for the assembly to get with the program and join us.”

April 12, 2011
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO FIGHTS FOR TAX CAP, JOIN THE FIGHT ONLINE

New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is continuing his fight to enact a property tax cap to turn our economy around and give New Yorkers hope that we are headed in a positive direction.

April 12, 2011
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Senator Nozzolio Calls for Immediate Adoption of Property Tax Cap Legislation

Watch Senator Nozzolio's remarks calling for the immediate adoption of a property tax cap in New York State. Senator Nozzolio fought to enact the tax cap legislation in the State Senate, where it was overwhelmingly adopted with bi-partisan support earlier this year.

April 12, 2011
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SENATOR ALESI URGES ASSEMBLY TO VOTE FOR PROPERTY-TAX CAP

             With the budget now complete, Senator Jim Alesi (R-C-I – Perinton) joins Governor Cuomo and his colleagues in the New York State Senate to pressure the Assembly to prioritize the passage of property-tax cap legislation.  Earlier this year, Senator Alesi voted in favor of S.2706, which would place a cap on the growth of local government and school distri

April 12, 2011
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LaValle Bill Brings Relief to Those Who Unintentionally Paid Property Taxes Late in ’08 –’09.

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today said his bill permitting Suffolk County to refund penalties and interest associated with non-payment of real property taxes where a customary payment-due notice was not provided has passed the New York State Senate.

April 12, 2011
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Senator Robach Make Remarks During Property Tax Cap Press Conference

On Tuesday, April 12th, Senator Robach made comments during a press conference regarding the passage of a Property Tax Cap.

 

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and representatives of business organizations from across the state held the news conference to urge the Assembly to act on the Governor’s property tax cap legislation.

April 12, 2011
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SENATE & ASSEMBLY REPUBLICANS, BUSINESS COMMUNITY STEP UP PRESSURE ON ASSEMBLY MAJORITY TO PASS PROPERTY TAX BILL

 

Enactment of Property Tax Cap Must Be Top Priority This Session

Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and representatives of business organizations today urged the Assembly Majority to act on a meaningful property tax cap bill.  The Senate overwhelmingly passed Governor Cuomo’s property tax cap legislation with bipartisan support earlier this year.

 

April 12, 2011
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