Panel Finds 'Clerical' Error Justifies Lower Tax Bill

, New York Law Journal


After a New York City agency apparently misclassified a house and caused a builder's tax liability to spike more than 700 percent, a divided appeals court has ruled the builder can challenge the assessment under regulations that allow tax bills to be altered in cases of "clerical error" or "error of description."

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Originally appeared in print as Panel Finds 'Clerical' Error Justifies Lower City Tax Bill

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