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Property taxes are a major expense for most companies. Herman Katz Cangemi & Clyne has successfully obtained outstanding real estate tax refunds and savings for its clients, which include local, regional, and national owners and tenants of properties. Our client base encompasses hotels, shopping centers & department stores, industrial facilities, self-storage facilities, golf & country clubs, office buildings, multi-family & apartment complexes, and more. HKCC goes well beyond what’s required to bring you the best possible outcome: maximum savings on your property taxes.

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April 12, 2016

When is a sale not the best evidence of value?

When is a sale not the best evidence of value for tax assessment purposes? We cannot tell you the number of times municipalities have refused to resolve a pending tax review proceeding due to a subject property sale. We recently were successful in the Appellate Division, Second Department of the New York State Supreme Court, modifying a trial court’s determination of the value, for property tax assessment purposes, of a golf and country club in Westchester County. The subject property had been sold by the country club to our clients, who were neither golf course… Read more »

February 02, 2016

Unconstitutional Selective Reassessments

We have been faced with issues of potential unconstitutional selective reassessments a great deal lately. Unconstitutional selective reassessment occurs when an assessing jurisdiction illegally increases the assessment on a property or changes the classification of a property without increasing the assessment or reclassifying all other similarly situated properties. For example, a commercial property owner may notice an increase in the property’s assessment after purchasing the property. This may be a result of the municipality increasing the assessment to the sale price. In general, in New York, “[a]ll real property in each assessing unit shall be… Read more »