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US Census Dept, Annual Survey of State and Local Government Finances

Property Taxes and Assessments

Property tax relief credit

Assessment Rolls by County

Overview of the Assessment Roll

NYS Property Tax Publications

Contact Information for Your NYS Elected Officials

Guide to Equalization Rates -  A Guide for Homeowners

International Association of Assessing Officers

Moving and Taxes - Resources

Research & Reports

Who Pays? is the only distributional analysis of tax systems in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This comprehensive 7th edition of the report assesses the progressivity and regressivity of state tax systems by measuring effective state and local tax rates paid by all income groups. ITEP - Institute on taxation & Economic Policy. ITEP is a non-profit, non-partisan tax policy organization. January 2024

Americans Moved to Low-Tax States in 2023

Th-profit Tax Foundation U.S. population grew 0.49 percent between July 2022 and July 2023, an increase from the previous year’s 0.37 percent.e U.S. Census Bureau’s interstate migration estimates show that New York lost the greatest share of its population (1.1 percent) to other states between July 2022 and July 2023. This population shift paints a clear picture: Americans are leaving high-tax, high-cost-of-living states in favor of lower-tax, lower-cost alternatives.

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Comparing Regressive, Progressive, and Proportional Taxes - IRS

Migration Map: Where Did Americans Move in 2022? - North American Moving Services

Wallet Hub - Property Taxes by State

Study: Reassessing the Property Tax - University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy - Feb 2021

Facts and Figures 2021: How Does Your State Compare? - The Tax Foundation

Wallet Hub - Best & Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers 2020

Fiscal Stress Monitoring System - School Districts School Year 2019-20 Results; 2020-21 Risks

New York State Property Tax at a Glance - 2020 -  Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Assessor Manuals - New York State

The Effects of the New York State Tax Cap - Rockefeller Institute

NYS Property tax publications - Reports - historical

50-State Property Tax Comparison Study - Lincoln Institute

Federal, State and Local Taxes in New York April 2018 

50 State Property Tax Comparison Study 2018

50-State Property Tax Comparison Study for Taxes Paid in 2016 (PDF)

The Property Tax in New York State, Rockefeller Institute (2008) (PDF)

National Association of REALTORS ® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers 2017 (PDF)

Empire Exodus Continues (PDF)

The Proposed Framework for Federal Tax Changes, A New York Perspective, NYS Controller Oct 2017

Factors Affecting the Property Tax:A Media Guide to Property Tax System s (PDF)

For the Property Owner Who Wants to Know - A public information brochure provided by International Association of Assessing Officers (PDF)