CLE ANNOUNCEMENT: New York City Property Tax CLE, 1/12/23 (Revised)




Thursday, January 12, 2023, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.


New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013


3 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE Credits: 2.5 in Professional Practice and 0.5 in Ethics and Professionalism


$250 registration fee, $100 NYC Agency Attorneys

For more information and to register click here.


Mayor Announces Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform

Advisory commission will conduct comprehensive review of property tax system. On May 31, 2018, Mayor De Blasio announced the formation of an advisory commission to develop recommendations to reform the City’s property tax system. The reform aims to make the property tax system simpler, clearer, and fairer, as well as ensure that there is no reduction in revenue used to fund essential City services. The property tax system has not had an in-depth review by … <Read More>

421-a Property Tax Process Renewed

The revised Section 421-a offers new opportunities for affordable housing. The 421-a property tax exemption began in 1971 as an incentive for developers to develop badly needed housing in New York City. When the real estate market rebounded in the 80s, the program was amended to condition tax abatements on the construction of affordable housing units. The program expired in June 2016. In its place, the State Legislature passed the “Affordable New York” program in … <Read More>

Comptroller Audit Reveals that DOF Misclassified Staten Island Properties

Comptroller’s audit finds that the DOF misclassified for tax purposes at least twelve Class 1 properties on Staten Island. On February 24, 2017, the Office of the City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report of an audit of Department of Finance property classifications on Staten Island. The audit sought to evaluate whether payments to Samaritan and the payment rates were reasonable, appropriate, and adequately supported, and whether Samaritan was complying with its contract with DHS. … <Read More>