Firm Happenings

November 09, 2018

Jen Hower Presents to 2018 IPT Property Tax Symposium

HKCC Partner Jennifer Hower presented before the 2018 IPT (Institute for Professionals in Taxation) Property Tax Symposium, at the Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando, November 4-7, 2018. Jen addressed some of the issues facing women professionals in property tax. She handled it with her usual professionalism, and spoke to a packed room to rave reviews. IPT is the premier national organization of professionals working in issues of state and local taxation.

January 29, 2018

Bob Katz Starts Term as President of NYC Real Estate Tax Bar

HKCC Partner Robert S. Katz will be installed as the 2018 President of the New York Real Estate Tax Bar Association (RETBA) at its annual dinner at the Yale Club on January 29, 2018. Bob will be the bar’s point person in dealing with the NYC Department of Finance , the NYC Tax Commission and the City Law Department on property tax issues . The 65 attorney members of the Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association advise and represent New York City taxpayers with respect to property taxes, property tax appeals (tax certiorari), property tax… Read more »

September 19, 2017

Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s (IPT) Property Tax Symposium

Jay M. Herman, Esq., CRE, will be speaking at the Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s (IPT) Property Tax Symposium to be held November 7, 2017 at Indian Wells, California. Jay will be speaking on “Advanced Litigation Skills”.

January 05, 2017

New Partner Announcement – Congratulations Jennifer Hower

Effective January 1, 2017, Jay Herman, Robert Katz, Andrew Cangemi, and Kevin Clyne are pleased to announce that Jennifer Hower is now a partner in the Firm.

October 10, 2016

HKCC to Take Leadership Role at 40th Annual IPT Property Tax Symposium

From November 13th to 16th, 2016, IPT (Institute for Professionals in Taxation) will hold its 40th Annual Property Tax Symposium at the Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona.   Kevin Clyne is the chair of the Symposium, and Jay Herman will be a featured speaker on the issue of golf course valuation.

September 28, 2016

Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s 40th Annual Property Tax Symposium

Jay Herman will be speaking at the Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s (IPT) 40th Annual Property Tax Symposium on November 14, 2016 in Tucson Arizona. The Topic is “Valuing Golf Courses in New York and Across the Country.”

September 26, 2016

Long Island Appraisal Institute Joint Seminar

On September 14, 2016, Jay Herman and Kevin Clyne spoke at a joint program of the Long Island Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Attendees received CLE Credit. Kevin Spoke on the relationship between real estate and business value. Jay spoke on prudent appraisal trial practice. Over 80 professionals were in attendance.

June 08, 2016

HKCC Sponsors Golfer at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Herman Katz Cangemi & Clyne, LLP is proud to sponsor Liz Janangelo Caron, Golf Professional, as she plays in the 2016 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Sahalee Country Club, Sammamish, Washington, June 9th to 12th, 2016. Go Liz!  

May 04, 2016

Nursing Home Trial

Herman Katz Cangemi & Clyne attorneys, Jay M. Herman and Jacquelyn L. Mascetti, recently completed a real property assessment trial in a town outside Buffalo, New York involving the valuation of a Nursing Home facility. The trial addressed issues of New York State reimbursement rates and recent changes to the State’s reimbursement calculations; the business aspects of nursing homes; going concern value; the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP), and NYs court rules for trial appraisals. A decision by a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court is due pending submission of post-trial… Read more »

March 19, 2015

Bob Katz Moderates Debate On Treatment Of Hotel Going Concern In a Property Tax Appeal

In New York, and many states around the country, only real property is subject to property tax assessment and taxation. However, many properties’ values are intertwined with business operation. Accordingly, the going concern elements, tangible and intangible, of a piece of property must be identified, allocated and extracted so that only the real property is properly assessed.   Many property types have significant going concern elements which should not be assessed under New York law, including, but not limited to hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, golf clubs, department stores, golf clubs, and self-storage facilities. HKCC is committed… Read more »