Friday, March 07, 2008

Big New York State Tax Hike to be paid by NYC

for the most part.


The vast bulk of the $1.5 billion income-tax increase being proposed by Assembly Democrats would be paid by residents of Manhattan and suburban counties, including Westchester, according to a review of state Tax Department records.

"There's no doubt that the bulk of the high-wage workers are in Manhattan and the suburbs," Tax and Finance Department spokesman Tom Bergin said yesterday.