(866) 303-9595 | (845) 764-9656
Join Our Newsletter
 Facebooktwitterlinkedinyoutube    
Open/Close Menu World Class Attorneys, Hudson Valley Roots

EXECUTIVE ORDER 202.22 IMPACTS REAL PROPERTY TAXATION ASSESSMENT AND GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES Taxpayers and municipalities statewide should be aware of potential changes to real property tax assessment and grievance procedures for 2020 in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements. On April 20, 2020, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.22, which…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE PAGE For the past several months, the firm has remained fully operational and continued to provide seamless, high quality legal services to our clients.  This was possible due to the firm’s historical investment in technology and its dedication to helping our clients achieve their goals ​in any circumstances.  Starting this week, our attorneys…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

It’s Tax Protection Time             Coming up fast is the one time of the year that you can question your real property taxes by having your real property tax assessment reviewed.  That review should be done to make sure that you are not paying more than your fair share. If you…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

You’re Entitled To A Fair Assessment An absolute rule for real property assessment is that it must be fair and equitable. What does that mean? Simply, it means you should be assessed only at the fair market value of your property. Equitable means that you should not be assessed more than similar properties in your…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

STAR WARS Changes to the Administration of the Enhanced STAR exemption draws criticism from the New York State Assessors’ Association. Without input from the New York State Assessors’ Association, Governor Cuomo’s 2018 budget made it mandatory to register on-line with New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, not your local assessor, to file the application…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

TRUMP ISN’T THE ONLY PERSON WHO CAN SUE OVER HIS TAX PROPERTY BILL The Associated Press recently reported that the President of the United State sued the Palm Beach Tax Appraiser saying his Mar-a-Largo golf course was actually worth much less than its assessment. His lawyers argue that the nearly $400,000 property tax bill is…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MUCH SALT The new federal tax bill signed into law last month will affect New York State particularly hard. Governor Cuomo and New York law makers are searching for ways to mitigate the effect on tax payers. The new tax bill places a cap on the state and local tax (SALT)…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Senior Citizens Property Tax Exemption Are you 65 or older, own your home and earn less than $29,000 per year? Then you may qualify for a partial exemption in your New York State property taxes. To qualify for the Senior Citizens’ Exemption, all co-owners of the property must be 65 years or older. However, if…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Did You Grieve Your Property Taxes and Lose?  Here’s What You Need to Know to Appeal Did you file a Real Property Tax Grievance complaint to contest your taxes in May? The Board of Assessment Review (BAR) for each Hudson Valley municipality will be sending out their determination of your grievance complaint throughout the month…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Commonly Asked Property Tax Questions: A property owner calls and says “I pay too many taxes on my property.” There are two things that affect the amount of real property taxes: valuation/assessment of the property and the tax rate. Basically, the property should not be assessed above its market value. The first question is, “Do…

Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail
Page 1 of 31 2 3
Credit Cards   

©2018 Jacobowitz and Gubits. All rights reserved.

Jacobowitz and Gubits Counselors at Law