Why Scarsdale Village’s Tax Scheme Will Not Work

The Village Board’s 95% tax evasion scheme hasn’t a ghost of a chance of passing muster with the US Treasury. No reasonable person believes that curbside collection of table scraps or intermittent repair of our roads really qualify as charitable endeavors, or that property tax payments have ever been a form of charity. This feckless scheme is nothing more than a cynical CYA response by a group called out for producing a budget document that contained not a single word about tax reform’s virtual non-deductibility of property taxes and for passing a budget with no plans for relief to Scarsdale taxpayers…Read More