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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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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 »

January 20, 2016

Westchester Assessment Revaluation

The issue of assessment revaluations has become a controversial issue throughout Westchester County recently.  In recent years, Pelham, Scarsdale, Rye, and Mamaroneck have conducted revaluations.  In 2016, Greenburgh and Ossining will debut new assessment rolls.  Meanwhile, Yonkers, the largest city in Westchester, continues to seriously consider conducting their own revaluation.  As a commercial property owner, how can a revaluation affect you and what can you do to protect your bottom line? Background In Westchester, there is no requirement that municipalities annually re-assess.  In fact, many jurisdictions have left their assessment rolls unchanged for decades.  Instead… Read more »