- NFIB to Silver: You Want Better Schools, Reform Scaffold.
- NFIB Legal Center Submits Hard-Ball Questions to IRS Over Affordable Care Act Regulations
- NFIB Legal Center Dissents in Sarbanes-Oxley Case
- ‘Circuit breaker’ won’t fix New York’s property tax problem
- Should Antitrust Laws Apply to State and Local Governments Engaged in Anticompetitive Market Conduct?
Author Archives: Mike Durant
For the second time in recent months, governors from other states have visited New York to promote the advantages of working and living elsewhere. Earlier this year, Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that the Lone Star State is Wide Open … Continue reading
Great news for New York’s family farms! Today, Governor Cuomo announced that he has signed the legislation capping the annual agriculture assessment! Below is our statement… “By signing the cap on agriculture assessments, Governor Cuomo has sent a strong message … Continue reading
Another study, another last place finish for New York. Or perhaps, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Either way, recent weeks in Albany have seen a laser like focus on New York’s substantial tax burden. We … Continue reading
New York State Premium and Tax Credit Estimator NY State of Health, the official health care exchange, has made a premium and tax credit estimator available. Individuals with household incomes below $45,960 and a family of four with a household … Continue reading
With only one week to go before all employers must comply with certain elements of the Affordable Care Act and the individual health exchanges are open, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today said that many small businesses remain … Continue reading
Recent weeks have seen both Governor Cuomo and the State Senate express interest in reducing New York’s staggering tax burden. That’s encouraging and long overdue. When you consider the facts, tax reform should have been a priority in Albany long … Continue reading
From today’s Albany Times Union… New York’s family farms are anxiously awaiting resolution on an issue that is threatening their livelihood and a significant piece of the state’s economy. This past June, the Legislature rightfully and unanimously passed legislation that … Continue reading
Homeowners in New York State have started to receive letters from New York State Department of Taxation and Finance about a new one-time registration requirement to receive the STAR tax exemption. The registration requirement aims to protect taxpayer dollars by … Continue reading
On Wednesday I had the pleasure of testifying before the State Senate on the timely topic of tax reform in New York. At this hearing, NFIB/NY recommended a ten-point plan to drastically reduce the tax burden on small business. Below … Continue reading
A few weeks ago President Obama took the unusual step of involving himself in an administrative matter that would have been otherwise handled by people many levels below the Oval Office. He personally crafted a “solution” to a problem affecting … Continue reading