AUTHOR'S NOTE: PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT CORRECTIONS TO THIS POST IN BOLD. In May, after months of turmoil, Albany agreed to a new package of taxes for the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MT Read More
Tag: The Fiscal Outlook
My in today's New York Post is about the fiscal folly (economics aside) of trying to balance the state budget with higher taxes on a relatively small number of affluent New Yorkers whose incomes and portfolios have dropped sharply in the re Read More
The first quarter update to New York State's 2009-10 financial plan will be released by the Governor's sometime this week. The plan is expected to reflect the potential for a significant deficit this year, and worsening budget shortfalls in the Read More
Today's from state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says first quarter tax collections were $487 million below projections, in line with the trend reflected in Taxation and Finance data . DiNapoli's chose to focus on the bright side, noting that gene Read More
Don't look now, but there's a nasty pool of red ink spreading beneath the state's budget. If are any indication of things to come, Governor Paterson and the state Legislature need to start cutting right away. Read More
The state comptroller's cash report for the first quarter ought to be coming out any day now -- perhaps as soon as today. Tax collections through June are likely to have fallen below the April 1 projections for the quarter, feeding the widespread a Read More
New York's state tax base would take another huge hit under over the next 10 years. Our on the tax plans of the presidential candidates explained that changes in federal tax rates have a direct impact on the income tax revenues of New York State Read More
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