N.Y. Real Property Tax Law Section 544
Payment of taxes by state


The comptroller shall pay taxes levied on lands of the state in each county pursuant to the foregoing sections of this title, out of moneys appropriated by the legislature therefor, to the county treasurer for appropriate distribution upon submission of a statement of such taxes by him or her in such form and executed in such manner by the county treasurer as may be required by the comptroller. Provided, however, that in the case of lands which are taxable pursuant to subdivision (j) of § 532 (Certain state lands subject to taxation for all purposes)section five hundred thirty-two of this title, the comptroller shall pay such taxes. Such payment shall be requested, processed and paid separately from all other taxes that are payable to the county treasurer pursuant to this section.


No penalties, interest or fees of any kind, except fees payable to school district collecting officers pursuant to subdivision one of § 1328 (Collecting officer’s fees)section thirteen hundred twenty-eight of this chapter on school taxes on lands outside the forest preserve, shall be added to taxes payable by the state pursuant to the provisions of this section.

Source: Section 544 — Payment of taxes by state, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPT/544 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

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