IBO has looked at assessment appeals brought to the Tax Commission over the years 2013-2017 and summarized the results by number of appeals, property tax reductions, property types, and the borough where the properties are located.
The Department of Sanitation recently halted the expansion of its voluntary residential organics collection program. Low participation rates in neighborhoods receiving the service have kept the cost per ton collected high.
IBO has examined the shares of reports to the hotline over several years that came from mandated reporters versus those that came from the general public, such as relatives, neighbors, or anonymous callers.
New York City collects a mix of taxes that looks much more like those of a state than the typical U.S. city. Today the city relies on personal income taxes, business income taxes, taxes related to real estate transactions.