Governor Cuomo has come out blasting the new tax law, and in particular the substantial reduction in the deduction for State and Local Taxes (“SALT”), as unconstitutional and an “attack only on blue states.” But everybody who has any knowledge of taxation and its … [Read more...] about Governor Cuomo: Clueless or Dangerous?
Mayor DeBlasio released a new plan to add a "nearly 14 percent tax increase on high-income Big Apple residents" in order to raise money for various transportation projects. It is projected to raise $800 million/year and would be used to pay for subway repairs, bus system … [Read more...] about DeBlasio to High-Income Earners: Pay For Our Mass Transit Projects
The hostile New York City business environment has claimed a new victim: the legendary China Fun restaurant, which has been in operation for 25 years. A letter on left on the door of the restaurant on January 3, 2017, outlined the reasons: “The climate for small businesses like … [Read more...] about Stifling NYC Business Policies Claim Another Victim
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) won a major court victory last week in a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Schneiderman. They demanded he disclose documents under New York’s Freedom of Information Law that outlines agreements he made with other attorneys general … [Read more...] about Eric Schneiderman’s Anti-Speech Problem
The New York Post had an article recently regarding the continuous stream of New Yorkers leaving the state. An analysis found that “in 2014, 126,000 tax filers moved out of New York,” more than any other state in the nation. Also significantly, “The Empire State also lost the … [Read more...] about New Yorkers Leaving in Droves