Posts Tagged: Reassessment

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 »