CCH&O was back in court this morning before Judge Marano. The Judge adjourned the matter to February 22, 2017 for oral argument. As a result of the adjournment, the TRO will still be in place until a decision is made by the Court.
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The Disputed Assessment Fund : A new challenge for commercial property owners in Nassau County – by Bernie Kennedy Nassau County is a special place for commercial property owners, with tax rates as high as $9 per s/f. Now it turns out to be a very special place, with its own legislation created to deal […]
Yesterday, Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Thomas Adams signed our Temporary Restraining Order preventing the County from enforcing “monetary penalties and tax liens in any manner whatsoever” pursuant to Nassau County’s ASIE law. This is the 3rd TRO that we have successfully obtained against the County in our pursuit for justice on the County’s egregious ASIE penalties. […]
Judge orders halt to Nassau fines on county businesses A state court judge on Monday halted the collection of hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines imposed on Nassau businesses by the county assessor last month. Read the entire Newsday article here.
Owners of commercial property in Nassau are finding some substantial spikes in the tax bills they’re getting this month, sharply raising the tax burdens – and blood pressure – of the county’s more than 23,000 commercial property owners and thousands of their small business tenants… Read the entire article here
Nassau County has implemented the Disputed Assessment Fund (“DAF”) as evidenced in your 2016/17 School tax bill and the 2017 General Tax bill. The 2016/17 School tax bills show that between 10%-20% of the total school taxes were subtracted from the bill for the “Disputed Assessment Fund School.” In essence, your 2016/17 School tax bills were […]
The legality of Nassau County’s ASIE (Annual Survey of Income & Expense) law is still tied up in court. The law requires owners of revenue-generating properties to submit annual statements to the county assessor detailing their income and expenses. Violators can be fined 0.25 percent — escalating to a maximum of 0.75 percent — of […]
Nassau lawmakers learned Monday that a state court judge has continued a temporary restraining order that bars the county from collecting fines — possibly for years — based on a 2013 law requiring commercial properties to pay hefty penalties if they do not provide timely information to the county assessor about their income and expenses. […]
As of June 2015, the district had eight reserve funds with a total balance of $17.6 million, according to ABLI’s complaint filed in state Supreme Court. The suit seeks class-action status and to prevent school districts from overestimating budget needs, Harris told The Point. Property taxes alone are responsible for costs of $20 per square […]