Monday, February 06, 2012

From the Office of the State Comptroller:

From the Office of the State Comptroller:

State Comptroller warns of lottery scam
On February 3, 2012 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli issued a warning of a lottery scam involving mail containing fraudulent checks that appear to have been issued by New York State. “An offer of easy money is usually too good to be true and that is the case here.” DiNapoli said.



Audits of municipalities issued during the week ending February 3, 2012

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office this week released the following audits: the Town of Avon; the Village of Granville; the Village of Hamilton; the Village of Monticello; the Village of Port Jefferson; and, the Clifton–Fine Central School District. Click on the name of the jurisdiction to access the Comptroller's audit report.

Property Tax Cap filing requirements

New York State’s property tax cap, effective for local fiscal years beginning in 2012 and for the 2012-13 school year limits annual increases in the total amount of property taxes local governments and school districts can levy to either 2 percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less, with some limited exceptions. For information, visit www.osc.state.ny.us and click the “Real Property Tax Cap Information” link, or call the State Comptroller’s Office at (518) 473-0006.

Handbooks focusing on State and Municipal Public Personnel Law continue to be available for purchase via the links provided below:

The Discipline Book at http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/

Challenging Adverse Personnel Decisions at http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com

The Disability Benefits E-book: at http://section207.blogspot.com/

Layoff, Preferred Lists at http://nylayoff.blogspot.com/

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