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Big fees to private tax firms

Changes to Nassau County's flawed property tax assessment system pushed by politically connected taxpayer grievance firms have helped those companies win more challenges and increase their collected fees by millions of dollars, a Newsday computer analysis found. The seven largest firms handled 72 percent of the nearly 137,000 residential property tax challenges filed for the… Continue reading Big fees to private tax firms


Power Trip

A prominent Long Island restaurateur arranged and paid for several vacation trips for Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and a top Oyster Bay Town official, a Newsday investigation has found. Harendra Singh -- a politically connected Bethpage-based businessman -- coordinated travel itineraries and payment for trips for Mangano, members of the Mangano family and Oyster… Continue reading Power Trip