The new annual property tax assessment from the New York City Department of Finance was recently published. You should review and consider challenging your property tax assessment whether or not your assessment has increased.
Applications for correction must be received by the New York City Tax Commission by March 1 (Classes 2, 3, and 4 properties) or March 15, 2019 (Class 1 property only).
- Class 1: Includes most residential property of up to three units (family homes and small stores or offices with one or two apartments attached), and most condominiums that are not more than three stories.
- Class 2: Includes all other property that is not Class 1 and primarily residential (rental and cooperatives and condominiums).
- Class 3: Includes most utility property.
- Class 4: Includes all commercial and industrial property, such as office, retail and factory buildings, and all other property not included in tax classes 1, 2 or 3.
Extensions are not permitted under the law. Appeals received after the applicable date will not be permitted.
Selecting the right firm for real estate protest (certiorari) services is very important and could have an impact upon the process and results.
Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP works extensively as co-counsel with a recognized leading firm concentrating its law practice to the service of New York City property owners challenging real estate tax assessments. Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP remains your primary point of contact and our service includes review and evaluation of settlement offers from New York City and consultation with our clients regarding the benefits and risks of continuing prosecution of real estate tax challenges. All fees for certiorari work are on a contingency basis and we do not get paid unless we reduce your assessment.
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