N.Y. Real Property Tax Law Section 706
Grounds for review

  • contents of petition


The grounds for reviewing an assessment shall be that the assessment to be reviewed is excessive, unequal or unlawful, or that real property is misclassified.


A proceeding to review an assessment shall be founded upon a petition setting forth the respect in which the assessment is excessive, unequal or unlawful, or the respect in which real property is misclassified and stating that the petitioner is or will be injured thereby. Such petition shall be duly verified by the petitioner, an officer thereof, or by an agent thereof who has been authorized in writing to verify and file such petition and whose authorization is made a part of such petition. Such petition must show that a complaint was made in due time to the proper officers to correct such assessment. Two or more persons having real property assessed upon the same roll who assert the same grounds for review presenting a common question of law or fact, may unite in the same petition.

Source: Section 706 — Grounds for review; contents of petition, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/RPT/706 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Jul. 13, 2024

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