January 17, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo showed his fiscal hand two days prior to the annual State of the State address Jan. 6, proposing a two-year property tax free for residents as long as their political leaders keep budget increases within the state’s tax levy cap. Under his proposal, tax credits would be given to residents of any municipality where the government stays within the cap in the next two fiscal years which would, in essence, freeze their tax rate.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he wants the law enforced no matter personal opinion.
The New York State Tax Department today unveiled an easy, fast and secure online STAR Registration platform for homeowners currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption.
A bill which would allow Essex County to increase their sales tax revenues by one-quarter of a percent now sits on the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.