Sunday, April 21, 2013

Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli


Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli
Issued during the week ending April 20, 2013 [Click on text highlighted in bold to access the full report] 

DiNapoli Stops $21.2 Million in Dubious Tax Refunds

The State Comptroller’s office has halted $21.2 million in questionable personal income tax refunds after finding 6,353 improper filings among those filed so far this year, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Tuesday. DiNapoli’s office audited and approved 3.9 million refund requests totaling $3.3 billion in 2013. Another 271,000 refund requests totaling $303 million are expected to be paid in the coming days.


DiNapoli Joins with 500,000 Americans to Urge SEC to Require Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending

The Corporate Reform Coalition calls on newly confirmed SEC Chair Mary Jo White to act now to require disclosure of corporate political spending. A record–breaking 500,000 investors and members of the public have submitted comments supporting the rule, demonstrating the importance of this issue. Chair White should seize this pivotal opportunity to safeguard shareholders by providing them with information necessary for their investing decisions.


DiNapoli Concerned With Rockland County Budget

Rockland County’s 2013 budget contains unreasonable revenue and spending projections that could increase the county’s deficit, warned State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli in a budget review issued Friday.


DiNapoli: Local Governments Submit Property Tax Cap Reports

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that 2,416 counties, cities, towns, school districts and fire districts have filed their 2013 property tax cap report. More than 18 percent of these entities indicated they plan to override the tax cap in 2013.


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