The Center Square/April 10th, 2021 The effective state and local tax rate for New York residents in 2019 was 14.1 percent, the highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new ranking published by the Tax Foundation. Across the United States, the average state-local tax burden came in […]
By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/December 15th, 2020 (The Center Square) – Saying that the gap between the wealthy and working class grew wider during the pandemic, a consortium of New York labor organizations representing 2.5 million workers called on state lawmakers to return to Albany before the […]
Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross
The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…? No surprise if you’ve never heard of it, but it’s real. And effectively hidden. All residents cough it up, every year, on top federal, state and city taxes. In the end, Roosevelt Island may be the most taxed community in the United States.