Thursday, December 05, 2013 / by June Quilantang
Friday, November 01, 2013 / by Rummy Dhanoa
2014- New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) tax exemption. See, Changes to the STAR Tax Rebate
MUST REGISTER BY DEADLINE TO RECEIVE 2014 REBATE
New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) tax exemption. See, Changes to the STAR Tax Rebate
Property owners must register by December 31, 2014 to receive 2014 benefits. Failure to register by this December 31, 2013 deadline will bar property owners from receiving benefits.
Property Owners have two methods to register:
1. Online at http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star13/; or
2. By telephone at (518) 457-2036 (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 8:00 pm; and Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm).
To register online, property owners must provide:
1. A "STAR Code" (STAR Code is an alphanumeric code used to identify the property and property owner, which should have been mailed to all property owners; however, if you did not receive your code by mail there is a "STAR Code look-up" capability available onl ...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / by Rummy Dhanoa
Friday, September 27, 2013 / by Rummy Dhanoa
YONKERS --The Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (YIDA) announced on Aug. 13 that the City of Yonkers will receive $3.673 million from Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway as part of a refinancing package approved by the agency.
Seeking to take advantage of current low interest rates, Empire City is refinancing its $325 million overall debt, including its most recent $40-million expansion, which includes a modern 35,000 square-foot gaming floor and two new restaurants, Dan Rooney’s Café and Bar and Pinch. The expansion created 100 construction jobs and 200 permanent casino jobs.
Under the plan approved by the YIDA, Empire City Casino will pay $523,000 in previously-agreed upon sales tax reimbursements, $3 million in additional payments to be paid to the city’s general fund over two years, $500,000 to the YIDA for economic development efforts, and up to $150,000 in materials or cash for improvements ...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 / by Rummy Dhanoa
Most of the sneaky little tricks listed below can easily be thwarted with proper tenant screening and a little landlord tenant knowledge.
The Old "Fake Credit Report" Trick:
With today’s computer technology, it is quite easy for a tenant to fake a credit report. Anyone can get a free copy of their own credit report online and make a few “modifications” on it before printing it out and presenting it to an innocent, unsuspecting and impressed landlord.
The Old "Totally Fake Identity" Trick with great credit report:
Fake IDs are sold to under aged kids who want to get into bars all over the country. It is easy enough for a con-man tenant to get a fake ID to match his friend’s or relative’s credit report and present him/herself as that person. It is a good idea to check IDs carefully and verify as much information in that person’s name as possible.
The Old "I'm a victim of I ...