Trump's lawsuit cites the testimony of Andrew Cuomo, a former tax assessor
who said that values on some properties were raised to disguise the lower assessments of others.
Local tax assessors
are in a unique position to make an initial screening; that is, they are the professional group most capable of judging the importance of the factor of hazardous waste compared with the factors of taxes, community services, the business climate, and other characteristics that affect property values, transactions, and land uses.
The tax assessor
scandal was front and center at a hearing conducted by State Assemblyman Scott Stringer (D-Manhattan) in the Bar Building last week.
Moerdler, who has served on the tax certiorari committee of the New York Bar Association, also questioned whether there would be delays with tax assessment process this year due to the decreased staffing levels in city tax assessor
The alleged ringleader, Schussler, is an 85-year-old tax consultant, accused of bribing assessors for decades and worked as a Manhattan tax assessor
for 30 years until he left in 1967.
"Elsewhere in the city, the hotels have been particularly hard hit and should make their pain known to the tax assessor
731 (1995), the Supreme Court held for the first time in Connecticut that a municipal tax assessor
must take into consideration the actual lease rents generated by the commercial property under appeal.
Where there is a sale of the property, the next year the real estate tax assessor
will automatically fix the increase at 45 percent of the sale price, said Sam Schneeweiss, a partner with Becker, Ross, Stone Destefano & Klein.
Until very recently, tax assessors
in Georgia and many other states did not consider foreclosed and bank-owned home sales in their property valuation assessment formulas, which include a review of recent comparable sales.
A tax assessors
' office placed a value of $4.6 million (pounds 2.5million) on John's 12,000 sq ft condo on Peachtree Street in Atlanta's trendy Buckhead area.
1, 2006, will be treated the same as a surviving spouse by local property tax assessors
. While the regulatory authority seems to support such treatment, this interpretation is under challenge.