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Clarkstown Approves Tax Cert Payments

Town board agrees to property tax reductions for parcels in New City, Nanuet and Valley Cottage

 

The Clarkstown Town Board approved two tax certiorari settlements amounting to almost $3,000 for properties in Nanuet and Valley Cottage at Tuesday night’s meeting.

The assessment for 150A Main Street in Nanuet owned by Morris Properties LLC will be reduced for 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 from $358,300 to $325,000 at a cost of $819.32 to the town.

The assessment for 206 Route 303 in Valley Cottage, which is owned by Richard and Kathy King, will be reduced for 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 from $400,500 to $312,400. The town will reimburse the property owners $2,167.63.

At a previous meeting, the board approved a tax cert settlement with the Board of Managers of Esquire Village Office Condominium. The office condominium is located at 10 Esquire Road in New City. The agreement for property tax reduction covers 2010/2011.  The assessment will be reduced from $1,072,225 to $986,447 at a cost of $2,023.16 to the town. 

Watchdog December 08, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Returning money to taxpayers because the Town improperly assessed i.e. overcharged, is not a "cost to the Town since these funds were improperly taken from the taxpayers, hence the need to return their money. They should have also been given interest on the funds they returned not voluntarily, but because they were forced to do so. But wait until they get the bill for knowingly overcharging the Palisades Mall...it will be a doozy.

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