N.Y. Tax Law Section 1243
Judicial review


(a)

Any final determination of the amount of any tax payable under sections twelve hundred one through twelve hundred four shall be reviewable for error, illegality or unconstitutionality or any other reason whatsoever by a proceeding under article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules if application therefor is made to the supreme court within four months after the giving of the notice of such final determination, provided, however, that any such proceeding under article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules shall not be instituted by a taxpayer unless (1) the amount of any tax sought to be reviewed, with such interest and penalties thereon as may be provided for by local law, ordinance, resolution or regulation, shall be first deposited and there is filed an undertaking, issued by a surety company authorized to transact business in this state and approved by the superintendent of financial services of this state as to solvency and responsibility, in such amount as a justice of the supreme court shall approve to the effect that if such proceeding be dismissed or the tax confirmed the taxpayer will pay all costs and charges which may accrue in the prosecution of such proceeding or (2) at the option of the taxpayer, such undertaking may be in a sum sufficient to cover the taxes, interest and penalties stated in such determination, plus the costs and charges which may accrue against such taxpayer in the prosecution of the proceeding, in which event the taxpayer shall not be required to pay such taxes, interest or penalties as a condition precedent to the application.

(b)

Where any tax imposed hereunder shall have been erroneously, illegally or unconstitutionally assessed or collected and application for the refund or revision thereof duly made to the proper fiscal officer or officers, and such officer or officers or, in the case of a city of one million or more which has established a tax appeals tribunal, such tax appeals tribunal, shall have made a determination denying such refund or revision, such determination shall be reviewable by a proceeding under article seventy-eight of the civil practice law and rules, provided, however, (1) that such proceeding is instituted within four months after the giving of the notice of such denial, (2) that a final determination of tax due was not previously made, and

(3)

that an undertaking is filed with the proper fiscal officer or officers in such amount and with such sureties as a justice of the supreme court shall approve to the effect that if such proceeding be dismissed or the tax confirmed, the taxpayer will pay all costs and charges which may accrue in the prosecution of such proceeding.

Source: Section 1243 — Judicial review, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/TAX/1243 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 1243’s source at nysenate​.gov

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