Suozzi: File on Time to Claim Child Tax Credit

US Reps. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington and Kathleen Rice, D- Garden City, are reminding residents to file their 2020 tax by Monday to be able to claim the expanded Child Tax Credit. The  tax credit was expanded by passage of the American Rescue Plan, increasing the Read More …

Suozzi Urges End to Support for Pols Who Favor SALT Cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington, Tuesday urged New Yorkers to stop financially supporting politicians who are opposed to deductions involving state and local taxes. “The SALT cap of 2017 was a gut-punch to New Yorkers, who already subsidize other states by paying more in taxes Read More …

Cuomo Order Extends Three-Week Delay on Property Taxes

The state has granted residents a three-week delay to pay their property taxes without a penalty or interest. The extension was approved for residents of municipalities that had requested it. The executive order notes the approval of numerous Long Island villages, including Asharoken and Huntington Read More …

Residents Using Drive-Up Window to Make Tax Payments

Residents continue to line up to pay their property tax bills at a drive-up window in downtown Huntington. On Wednesday, about a dozen cars were in line to make payments at the window, part of the former Chase Bank branch at Gerard Street and New Read More …

Real Estate: Filing a Tax Grievance Can Save a Bundle

May 19, 2020 is the deadline to file a property tax grievance in Suffolk County, including the Town of Huntington. We cut our coupons, shop for sales and specials but often time we simply don’t focus on where a lot of our hard earned money Read More …

Free Tax-Preparation Assistance Offered

Long Islanders may be eligible for free tax-preparation help beginning next week. The Health & Welfare Council of Long Island brought business and public officials together Tuesday to encourage lower-income taxpayers, including senior citizens, to take advantage of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The Read More …

Parking Spots Set Aside at Town Hall for Residents Paying Tax Bills

A section of the parking lot at Huntington Town Hall will be set aside for residents paying their tax bills. Supervisor Chad Lupinacci said, “We are expecting higher numbers than usual due to the tax warrants being delayed by the county this year, so are Read More …

Clubhouse Restaurant Seized on Tax Levy

Update: New York State has seized The Clubhouse restaurant for taxes, according to signs posted to the building on West Jericho Turnpike. The restaurant was founded in 1962 by John and Geraldine Bies, and is managed by their son, Jeffrey, the restaurant’s website says.  It Read More …

Tax Grievance Deadline Coming Up

The Town of Huntington website details steps property owners should take to file a grievance on their taxes. Tax Grievance Day is May 21 in Huntington. Grievance complaint forms and a fact sheet with instructions for filing a complaint are available in the Assessor’s Office, Read More …

Eight Arrested on Tax Charges

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini and the State Department of Taxation and Finance Wednesday announced the arrest of eight individuals, including three tax preparers, on charges of filing fraudulent tax returns, failing to file personal income tax returns and failing to pay personal Read More …

Gaughran Leads Forum on LIPA Issues

More than 500 people came to a forum this weekend to discuss issues involving LIPA, including its attempt to reduce its taxes. State Senator Jim Gaughran led the forum at Northport High School, which also drew numerous other elected officials. “A solution is needed before Read More …

America’s Most Taxed Real Estate is in Northport

It’s a taxing distinction. The Long Island Power Authority claimed Wednesday that National Grid’s Northport Power Station – the subject of a long-running dispute between the Town of Huntington and the Northport-East Northport School District – pays more taxes than any other commercial property in Read More …