When: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM

Where: Zoom, program materials and login information will be provided to registrants 24 hours prior to the event.

Credit: 2.5 Transitional and Nontransitional CLE: 2.0 in Professional Practice and 0.5 in Ethics and Professionalism

Cost: $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>

Property Tax Lien Sale Program Extended by City Council

The City’s Lien Sale Program has been extended another four years with some minor modifications. A lien is a legal claim against a property for unpaid property taxes, water, sewer or other property charges. When the property owner has been delinquent for a specified period of time, the City is allowed to sell the liens to an authorized third party. The new purchaser then has the authority to collect the money that was previously owed … <Read More>

A Property Tax Cap – What It Would Do and What It Would Not Do

Last month, at a State Legislature hearing in Albany on the Governor’s proposed budget, Mayor de Blasio faced repeated questions about why New York City is exempt from the cap on property tax increases that applies elsewhere in the state. The legislators cited a variety of reasons why the city should accept a cap, although few hold up to scrutiny – most notably the assertion that a cap was a “fix” for the city’s broken … <Read More>