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Property Taxes Across New York Ranked By Empire Center
For Release — May 12, 2012
ALBANY—With New Yorkers preparing to vote on school budget propositions next Tuesday, the Empire Center today released the latest data for its Internet-based tool — BenchmarkingNY's Property Taxes by Location — allowing taxpayers to compute and compare total school district, municipal and county tax burdens in thousands of communities across the state.
The Empire Center also issued a summary report ranking the "Top 20" and "Bottom 20" effective tax rates in every region of the state, along with a ranking of effective tax rates in cities. The rankings are based on data from the state comptroller's office and New York State Association of Realtors Housing Survey.