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The court trial over Long Island Power Authority’s property tax dispute with Huntington Town ended this week. A final ruling on the case is not expected for months.

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All Long Island residents could be hurt by a possible court decision that sides with the Long Island Power Authority. At least that’s what Huntington Town officials say of LIPA’s fight to change its property assessment.

Stephen Nessen / WNYC

The Long Island Power Authority says state legislation that limits property tax assessment challenges is unconstitutional.

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The Long Island Power Authority is suing the Town of Huntington, claiming it overpaid taxes on its Northport power plant by hundreds of millions of dollars due to an inflated assessment by the town. LIPA wants the plant's assessment to be reduced and to recover the money it says it overpaid. 

Stephen Nessen / WNYC

The trial over the Long Island Power Authority’s claim that Huntington Town overassessed its Northport power station is set to resume in New York Supreme Court later this month.