Commercial Property Appeals and Income & Expense

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Commercial Assessment Appeals (Tax Certiorari) Income and Expense Law

Complaints on assessment (grievances) for commercial properties are subject to the town's Local Law No. 1 of the year 2013, entitled “Income and Expense Statements.”  Accordingly, the petitioner (or petitioner's representative) is required to submit to the Assessor’s Office (not later than seven (7) days after filing a grievance) copies of the most recent income and expense statements as per the terms and conditions outlined in the attached Local Law.  

For 2018 complaints on assessment annual income and expenses for calendar year 2017 are required.

It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to note that in the event that an income and expense statement is not filed a penalty of three percent (3%) of the assessed value will be levied against the property.  

It is mandatory that the submission of the income and expense statements be filed electronically (see link on right). Whenever possible, the Town's income and expense report should be supplemented by profit and loss statements and/or audited financial statements prepared by an accountant; regardless, the online submission must be completed.

The electronic filing of these documents is NEW for 2018 appeals. If you run into any problems, please contact the Assessment Department: 914-939-3566

NOTE:  The information filed and furnished will remain confidential and not open to public inspection (NYS Office of Real Property Services Opinion of Counsel SBRPS No. 10-17).

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