Tax Day: NY Has the Most Dangerous Tax Burden in America

Tax Day: NY Has the Most Dangerous Tax Burden in America

Reclaim New York executive director Brandon Muir offered the following statement on Tax Day, as taxpayers really feel the heat of New York’s hellacious tax burden: “New York families are once again struggling to survive the most dangerous tax burden in America. A total tax burden that’s the highest in the country, and a business […]

Orangetown Ponders Tax Cap Compliance

Jobs, staffing, composting top Tuesday Agenda BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Orangetown Town Board was pleased with itself three weeks ago when it announced that it would keep its property tax increase to only 1.9 percent next year, meaning the town would just barely skirt New York State’s mandate to keep […]

North Rockland School Board sets equalized tax rates

Note — The Journal News daily newspaper has published different tax rates than those reported in the article below, based on information provided to them by Stony Point Supervisor Geoff Finn and Tax Assessor Bill Beckman. The school district has confirmed the Rockland County Times correctly reported the numbers they district released at the special […]

Tax Reform Should Put Consumers First — Not Banks

BY PATRICIA WESENBERG As tax reform picks up speed in Congress, special-interest groups are storming Capitol Hill to ensure that they get favorable tax treatment. Fortunately, some groups — like credit unions — are looking out for the interests of hard-working Americans in this tax reform debate. For years, big banks have been trying to […]


PRO: Minimum Wage Increase Makes Good Business Sense BY DARIUS ROSS When Governor Cuomo called for raising New York’s minimum wage, he expressed not only his own view, but also the convictions of 80 percent of New Yorkers who agree that the state’s lowest-paid workers are in urgent need of a raise. As a business […]