Tax Committee Update
November 4, 2010

Staff Contact: Ken Pokalsky

While there is growing interest in Albany in property tax cap legislation, little attention is being paid to RPT administrative issues that are of equal or greater concern to business. 

RPT cap legislation could be the vehicle for moving key RPT administrative/procedural reforms as well, and we are looking for input on additional RPT reform measures we should be pushing with the new administration and legislature.

Specific concerns raised regarding current NY RPT procedures are:

Several years ago, The Business Council's Tax Committee supported several RPT reform measures.  These included:

I would appreciate your input on RPT administration issues in NY, including your view of the concerns discussed above, and any comments or recommendations on our legislative or regulatory fixes we should be pursuing.