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The Perfect Storm: New Yorkers Bracing For Property Tax Hit

This week’s weather adds another threat to New York property owners who are already tired of high tax bills.  Hurricane Isaias has become a huge reminder of how vulnerable we and our properties are. Many were just getting back on … Continue Reading >>

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Tax Challenge Deadline Postponed until Sept. 4

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected every individual differently. Children have stayed home longer than ever before. Those who can have been working from home, and others have risked their lives in the frontlines every day to serve their communities. Now … Continue Reading >>

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What Are Property Taxes?

So, you are finally ready to have your own place, somewhere to settle down, paint your walls without worrying about security deposits, and have as many pets as you want. As you peruse through property listings in search of your … Continue Reading >>

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Understanding Your Property Tax Bill

Even though every property tax bill is calculated in the same way, (assessed value multiplied by the local property tax rate), each property owner’s tax report is different. Tax rates are constantly fluctuating. Nassau County’s tax rate is currently at … Continue Reading >>

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What Do Nassau County Property Taxes Cover?

Every year, residents of Nassau County pay hefty property taxes. Your home’s value is assessed and multiplied by a tax rate of 2.17%, one of the top ten highest in the country. But why? Where does that money go? The … Continue Reading >>

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Half Of NYC Property Owners Unable To Pay Taxes This Year

According to the latest data nearly half of NYC property owners are unlikely to be able to pay their property tax bills this year. That number could prove to be far higher.  How can you avoid the risks of not … Continue Reading >>

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Should You Use Your 401k To Pay Your Property Taxes?

While recent stimulus checks and deferred payment help from creditors has helped stave off more extreme financial distress until now, finances could get much tighter for many Long Islanders soon. If you are feeling the pinch, should you use your … Continue Reading >>

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5 Creative Ways To Legally Avoid Taxes In NY

Tired of New York’s outrageous taxes? How can you legally avoid paying so much? There are a variety of creative ways to reduce your exposure to a variety of taxes in NY. As well as one simple thing you can … Continue Reading >>

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NY Governor Authorizes New Property Tax Extensions

New York’s Governor Cuomo just signed a new approval to allow local governments in the state to extend property tax payment deadlines. Even if they choose to use this opportunity to help property owners, is it another case of too … Continue Reading >>

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Suffolk County Residents Get Property Tax Extension, But Higher Bills Coming

Suffolk County property owners may now have a few more days to make their property tax payments. Though even higher bills are almost certainly on their way. New Due Date NY Governor Cuomo has finally agreed to extend Suffolk County … Continue Reading >>

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