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Greene County Legislature Once Again Holding the Line with No Property Tax Increase for 2023

For a fourth successful year, there will be no increase in the overall property tax levy, Greene County will hold the line and not exceed the NYS Property Tax Cap Legislation. “Our success at maintaining a consistent property tax levy

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New York State Implementing “Gas Tax Holiday” – Greene County Opts Out of Local Option in Favor of Keeping Property Tax Levy Flat

The Greene County Legislature will not exercise the optional county-level gas tax holiday during the  State-wide gas tax holiday which became effective June 1, 2022 and runs through December 31, 2022. The Greene County Legislature wholly believes that taxes derived

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Greene County Calls for NYS to End the Diversion of Local Tax Revenue to Fund State Responsibilities

The Greene County Legislature is joining with the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) to call on the Governor Hochul and members of the State Assembly and Senate to end the practice of diverting local sales taxes out of

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Greene County Legislature Sets Public Hearing Date for 2022 County Budget – Holding the Line with No Property Tax Increase

For a third successful year it is anticipated that there will be no property tax increase and again Greene County will hold the line and not exceed the NYS Property Tax Cap Legislation. Greene County Administrator, Shaun S. Groden, will

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Greene County Legislature Adopts 2021 Budget

During its Wednesday, November 18 regular session the Greene County Legislature voted to adopt a $112.6 million budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year.  The amount of revenue to be raised by tax levy will not increase from 2020, and nine

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SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened

Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal

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Multiple Recovery Finance Programs Available to Small Businesses & Not-For-Profits

New York Forward Loan Fund The New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF) is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS

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SBDC Announces NY Forward Loan Program Webinars

The New York Small Business Development Center

Governor Cuomo recently announced the NY Forward Loan Program for small businesses, non-profits and landlords. The NY Forward Loan Program is designed to provide assistance to small businesses, non-profit organizations and landlords that have not been able to access the

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Comptroller DiNapoli Announces $50 Million Toward Small Business Relief, Job Retention

State Pension Fund Supports Paycheck Protection Program; Pursuing Additional $100 Million Allocation New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced that the New York State Common Retirement Fund (the Fund) is putting $50 million toward the federal Paycheck Protection

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IRS to Accept Email, Digital Signatures

To help taxpayers and the tax professional community during this COVID-19 period, effective immediately, the IRS will begin temporarily accepting images of signatures (scanned or photographed) and digital signatures on documents related to the determination or collection of tax liability.

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