Saturday, May 17, 2008

Taxes in Process of Grieving!!!!!

by Tanta on 5/17/2008 12:14:00 PM

Well, that's what it says.

Newsday:

Nowadays, when just touting the Jacuzzi, crown molding and new roof won't do, many home sellers have resorted to challenging their property assessments. They're contacting assessors in droves. Some pay hundreds of dollars for appraisers' reports. Others promise to forfeit half the first year's tax savings to firms that win reductions.

Some listings even reserve special punctuation for taxes: One reads "Village Tax Grievance Filed and Approved" while another says "Taxes in Process of Grieving!!!!!"