Rep. Joe Crowley thinks he has a way to get Citi Bike to expand into part of his central Queens district. He's introducing a bill in the House to make bike share riders eligible for pre-tax commuter benefits. It would effectively lower the price of a Citi Bike yearly pass - and then, Crowley thinks, supply and demand would take hold.
Universal Pre-K's been a centerpiece of Bill de Blasio's campaign. But to fund it, the Democrat will need to convince Governor Cuomo to let him raise taxes on the wealthiest New Yorkers. At the debate last night, he was asked what he'd do if he couldn't get it passed.
Business groups as well as progressive social service groups told New York officials they must put an end to decades of targeted, often politically fueled tax breaks and, instead, fairly cut taxes to turn around one of the country's worst business climates.
Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Robert Menendez of New Jersey want to make all repair expenses fully tax deductible, reducing the tax bite of victims in their returns covering the current year.
Forcefully rejecting Republican budget-cutting plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen years and vowed he would not allow benefit cuts for the poor and the elderly to pay for tax breaks for the rich.
New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs has announced the results of an investigation on tax centers around the Big Apple.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he wants to recover money stolen from taxpayers and the government—especially in the face of the $10 billion budget gap the state is facing for next year.