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Tax Relief for the 99%

John C. Liu | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
John C. Liu

Why should a police officer, a teacher, or a firefighter have to pay nearly the same income tax rate as a billionaire like Mayor Bloomberg? A tax that is basically flat makes no sense in New York City.

The Big Difference in Next Year's New York City Budget

Maria Doulis | Posted 04.25.2012 | New York
Maria Doulis

Earlier this month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg presented New York City's Financial Plan for the next four years. It demonstrates a stark new reality: there is no large surplus of revenues, as there has been in past years.

Tax Relief for Middle Class and Working New Yorkers

Scott Stringer | Posted 04.03.2012 | New York
Scott Stringer

As I travel through the neighborhoods of this city, I hear a similar message from New Yorkers: It's harder than ever to live here and raise a family because the cost of everything is going up. I hear these concerns -- and they can't be ignored.

New York Millionaires Offer To Pay Extra Taxes For Budget Woes

| Julie Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Millionaires across New York State are banding together to ask for more taxes. About 100 wealthy New Yorkers, including actor Mark...

Bloomberg: City Deficit Smaller Than Expected

Crain's New York Business | Daniel Massey | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said better-than-expected tax collections in recent months suggest the city's multi-billion-dollar budget deficit might not be...