New York City council members Margaret Chin and Brad Lander are demanding that Madison Square Garden pay its property taxes. The arena has been tax exempt since 1982 when a ten-year relief plan was enacted to keep the Knicks and Rangers in the city..
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is bashing the Manhattan borough president's suggestion that a tax be restored for suburbanites who commute to work in New York City.
NYC Commuter Tax Gets a Chilly Reception Rowan University Publications, flickr
New York State will begin collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian-operated companies
New York's renewed effort to collect taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products sold by Indian-operated companies has led to seizures of $1.2 million worth of untaxed tobacco products in the last three weeks outside Indian land.