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Tuesday Apr 28 | via Newsday
The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. The IDA already considers the amount of goods and services an applicant purchases within the county, along with employment and investment commitments, when considering giving breaks on property... The Suffolk County Welfare to Work Commission wants a company's child care practices to be among the criteria used by the county's Industrial Development Agency in weighing applications for tax breaks. Comment?
Apr 1, 2015 | via Newsday
Ted Papas, field supervisor for Cipco Boarding Co., boards up an abandoned house in Babylon on Aug. 26, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger Municipalities have to shoulder the responsibility for maintaining zombie homes. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via LongIsland.com
March 27, 2015 - An indictment was unsealed today in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Jerry Campora, Jr., a resident of Setauket, New York, with eight counts of mail fraud. Campora was arraigned this afternoon before United States District Judge Joanna Seybert at the federal courthouse in Central Islip. Comment?
Mar 20, 2015 | via Newsday
Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Long Island communities are littered with empty, neglected homes -- from small Cape Cod-style houses in Levittown, America's first suburb, to large Colonials in upscale Hamptons... Neighborhoods across Long Island are battling an epidemic of blighted, abandoned houses as municipalities spend millions of tax dollars trying to maintain structures that fester with rats, mold, weeds and squatters. Comment?
Mar 17, 2015 | via Albany Times Union
The Empire Center is out with a benchmarking or ranking of property tax rates and they have found that based on each $1,000 worth of home value, Binghamton residents have the highest tax burden statewide. Part of that is due to the struggling city's low home prices, and what is likely a high overhead and school cost that plagues lots of upstate communities. Comment?
1 min ago | via Erie Times News
In this May 20, 2015 file photo, Midtown Manhattan, including the Empire State Building, center, are seen from the observatory at One World Trade Center in New York. Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday, May 28, 2015. Comment?
28 min ago | via CBS Local
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19 hrs ago | via Reuters
New applications for unemployment insurance likely fell last week, keeping in line with a labor market that is generally improving. Analysts expect the U.S. Labor Department to report that jobless claims were up to 270,000 last week, compared with prior week's 274,000. Comment?
Tuesday | via Denver Post
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values increased 5 percent from March 2014 for a second month, the group said Tuesday in New York. Comment?
Jan 8, 2015 | via American Reporter
American politics isn't kind to the losers. And as far as the conventional political wisdom goes, Mario Cuomo was a loser. Comment?
2 min ago | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday. From Boston to Miami, New York to Los Angeles, more than half of tenants are paying what experts consider unaffordable rents, says a report by New York University's Furman Center, which studies real estate and urban policy, and bank Capital One, which is a leading affordable-housing lender and financed the research. Comment?
7 min ago | via Business Journal
Commercial banks and savings institutions in New York state experienced a year-over-year uptick in first-quarter net income, falling in line with a nationwide boost in quarterly earnings. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s newest state banking profile shows that 158 institutions in New York reported combined net income of $1.7 billion for the quarter, up by 1.3 percent from the same quarter last year. Comment?
17 min ago | via Forbes.com
I'm a tax lawyer based in San Francisco , but I handle tax matters everywhere. I enjoy untangling a tax mess from the past, disputing taxes with the government or planning taxes for the future. Comment?
24 min ago | via The Washington Post
Many a political fortune has been buffeted by summer storms. Think President George W. Bush and Hurricane Katrina. Comment?
25 min ago | via Business Journal
A long-running legal battle between BB&T Corp. and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. has been rekindled in the N.C. Business Court. Comment?
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