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How much more could your house be worth?

How much more could your house be worth?

Did you know that the value of your home is directly tied to the amount charged by the town for property taxes? The typical homeowner’s monthly mortgage payment is comprised of Principal, interest, taxes and insurance. If the tax portion of the monthly bill is higher, then […]

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Is your home over-assessed?

Is your home over-assessed?

If it is, you could be wasting, hundreds, or even thousands of dollars each and every year. Your property taxes are based on the town assessor’s valuation of your property. Basically, the higher the valuation, the higher your property tax bill. Sometimes, however, the town may have […]

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7 Reasons to Grieve Your Taxes

1. Long Islanders pay among the top ten percent in the nation in property taxes. It’s tough enough today to make ends meet on Long Island. If your home is over-assessed, your burden is even greater. You have plenty to spend your hard earned dollars on, you […]

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5 Common Misconceptions About The Tax Grievance Process

Many homeowners are shocked twice yearly, when the tax bill arrives in the mail. They know something is wrong. They can’t believe that the modest home they own warrants such a high assessment. Misconception #1: The town must always be right. They are charged with assessing the […]

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6 do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when grieving your property taxes.

6 do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when grieving your property taxes.

Don’t grieve the taxes your non-owner occupied home. You can not grieve the property tax assessment for a property you own if you do not live at that address. The property for which a tax assessment is being grieved must be owner occupied. Don’t grieve the taxes […]

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What to do when the initial filing of your formal grievance is rejected

What to do when the initial filing of your formal grievance is rejected

In this article, we’ll cover “What to do when the initial filing of your formal grievance is rejected.” Welcome back, I’m Tony Izzo, president of TruTax Reduction Services, Incorporated. located in Patchogue Long Island, TruTax is licensed by the Suffolk County Dept of Consumer Affairs, to represent […]

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