taxes

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A New York state judge has ordered Suffolk County to immediately pay back $30 million it diverted from a fund that was supposed to lower sewer taxes. 

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Suffolk County residents will receive their property tax bills later than usual this year after a series of accounting mistakes caused a delay.

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U.S. Representatives Tom Suozzi and Peter King of Long Island have introduced legislation to restore state and local tax deductions that were capped under the Republican 2017 tax reform bill.

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The leader of the State Senate says she does not think there will be new broad-based taxes on the wealthy to close the state's multibillion-dollar budget shortfall. Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins' remarks come as a liberal leaning think tank issues a report that finds New York has the highest level of income inequality in the nation.

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With New York State facing a $6 billion budget deficit, the speaker of the State Assembly said it might be time to impose new taxes on the rich. 

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