Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Authorizing Local Governments to Extend Deadline for Filing Property Tax Abatements to July 15th

Recognizes Hardships Many Families and Businesses Face as Result of COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.8122-B/ A.10241-A) authorizing local governments to extend the deadline for filing property tax abatements to July 15, 2020 in recognition of the hardships many families and businesses continue to face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“New Yorkers and businesses all across the state have suffered both personal and economic hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic,” Governor Cuomo said. “Extending the deadline for filing property tax abatements to July 15th will help provide these individuals and businesses with some much-needed assistance to help recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic as we begin to enter a new normal.”