§ 972 County May Become Collection Agency
§ 973 Town May Elect Method of Payment of Taxes; Certification
§ 974 Statement of Taxes to Be Mailed
§ 975 Owner of Real Property May Elect to Pay Taxes in Installments
§ 976 Return of Unpaid Installments of Taxes; Payment by County Treasurer

Terms Used In New York Laws > Real Property Tax > Article 9 > Title 4-A - Optional Method of Collection of Taxes

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • taxes: as used in this title shall include special assessments which are levied by the county legislative body at the time and in the manner provided by law for the levy of county and town taxes. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 972
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.