It’s New Year’s Eve. Have you registered for your Basic STAR tax break? If you haven’t, you could pay hundreds of dollars more in school property taxes, because you’ll miss out on a tax break courtesy of the state. The deadline in Dec. 31. The state Department of Taxation and… Read More →
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UPDATE (Jan. 23): Watch a replay of today’s Editorial Spotlight on New York’s levels of government and consolidation. Next on Editorial Spotlight: New York government and ‘home rule’ Join an Editorial Spotlight discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on New York’s layers of government and the “home rule” laws and local… Read More →
Journal News Opinion Page editor Herb Pinder talks with staff reporter Lisa Ganga about the overlapping layers of government in Westchester and Rockland counties in a Tax Watch video. Read the special report. Join our tax discussion Join a discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on New York’s layers of government… Read More →
Weigh in on the fiscal cliff — tax increases and budget cuts that take effect automatically if Congress and the White House don’t reach a budget deal before the Dec. 31 deadline. Negotiations are ongoing in D.C. to avoid the fiscal cliff. Should Republicans abandon their “no tax hike” pledge… Read More →
The following is the full text of a press release issued today by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on the 2013 budget. In it, Westchester Democratic leaders concede the budget they call “flawed” and “dangerous” will likely remain because Republicans have the votes on their side. Photo: Westchester County… Read More →
Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators discussed the proposed 2013 Westchester County budget in an Editorial Spotlight interview at noon today with the Editorial Board. Watch the replay: Watch live streaming video from editorialspotlight at livestream.com Follow us on Twitter @LoHudOpinion.