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."

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

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