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Nassau County’s Tax Assessment Dilemma: The High Court Invalidates Local Law

Posted in Real Property Tax Refund

In Matter of Baldwin Union Free School District v. Nassau County, the New York Court of Appeals recently struck down a Nassau County (the “County”) law adopted to shift the obligation to pay real property tax refunds onto individual taxing jurisdictions (i.e. schools, towns, etc.).  This decision was a great relief to local school districts, but will have a continued impact on the… Continue Reading

Nassau Taxpayers Expecting Refunds May Have to Wait Until 2013 for Relief

Posted in Assessments, Assessors, Settlement

On August 8, 2012 Nassau County filed a Notice of Appeal, which stayed Judge Thomas Adams’ Order that required the County to pay property tax refunds within 60 days, or risk having its bank accounts seized. While the County stated it filed the notice of appeal to preserve its rights, the appeal only prolongs the inevitable: the County must return to its… Continue Reading