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Are Governments Raising Revenue Through Regressive Taxes Disguised As Fees?

government getting fat on the backs of taxpayers

Question: How do government entities, whether federal, state, county or local, raise revenues in ways other than by increasing taxes? Answer: By increasing fees or creating entire new classes of fees. A perfect example of this from the recent past would be the tax map verification letter fee imposed by Nassau County back in early 2015 that was then tripled only months […]

Real Estate Fees: Is Nassau County Price Gouging?

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With Nassau County, New York finances in, shall we say, difficult shape, leadership scours its income statement for ways to increase income and lower expenses! And, because most everything always comes down to politics, any potential solution needs to be positioned and ultimately implemented in such a way as to make the fewest number of […]

New Nassau County, New York Recording Fees (Taxes)

Department of Assessment Tax Map certification requirement Summary of the new requirement – ‘Due to the implementation of the Department of Assessment’s Tax Map certification requirement, effective Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, all deeds, mortgages, satisfactions, assignments, consolidations, or any modification of the foregoing, must have their Section, Block and Lot verified with the Department of […]