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Tax Cuts in Binghamton
The City of Binghamton's new financial plan includes a .25% tax cut for residential properties and a .84% reduction in the tax on commercial properties.
Libous Wants Property Tax Cap Retained
Senator Thomas Libous says he wants New York state's property tax cap to be made permanent.
The Republican-controlled Senate has voted in favor of retaining the tax cap which was enacted in 2011.
Libous, a Binghamton Republican, did not vote on the plan to keep the tax cap...
Binghamton: Highest City Tax Rate in State
A report released by an Albany-based organization that promotes public policy reforms confirms what many Binghamton property owners probably suspected: The local effective property tax rate is higher than any other city in New York.
The Empire Center for Public Policy determined the effective tax rat…
Union-Endicott To Hold Budget Workshop
Union-Endicott school district officials are developing a spending plan that would not cut programs or slash the workforce.
The budget proposal will be discussed in a workshop that's planned for tonight.
The session will be held at seven o'clock in the boardroom of the district office buildi…
Closing Set For Binghamton House Buy-Back
A family's battle with Broome County to prevent a Binghamton home from being sold at auction for back taxes may be nearing an end.
Volodymyr Kurylo has been notified by County Executive Debra Preston that she has set up the closing for the West Side house for Monday...
Kurylo: Broome County “Still Wants to Punish Us”
A man who's been working to keep a family home on Binghamton's West Side said it appears to him that Broome County "still wants to punish us."
Volodymyr Kurylo -- who now lives in the state of Maine -- said he met with county attorney Robert Behnke and real property tax se…
Broome County Moves to Change ‘Bad Policy’
The chairman of the Broome County legislature says lawmakers are prepared to revise property sellback policies that have been criticized by some residents.
Jerry Marinich this afternoon announced proposed changes to the controversial policies that made it likely some people could lose their homes for…
Man Seeks Help to Save Binghamton Home from Tax Auction
Volodymyr Kurylo says it amounts to "cruel and unusual punishment."
Kurylo's back in Broome County, where he grew up, in an effort to settle a tax bill on a family home on Arthur Street in Binghamton.
Speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program, Kurylo said the home whe…

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