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Real Property Tax Assessment Grievance Day Deadlines Extended In Some Jurisdictions

Deadlines Extended Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.22 allows taxing jurisdictions the option to extend the deadline to challenge property tax assessments for 2020. Several jurisdictions in the Capital Region of New York have elected to extend their tax grievance deadline, including the following: Town of Colonie Town of Guilderland City of Albany Depending on where […]

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Real Property Tax Assessment Grievance Day Deadlines and Procedures May be Different Due to COVID-19

Property Tax Assessment Changes Due to COVID-19 Are you planning to challenge your real property tax assessment this year? If so, it is critical that you check with your assessors’ office about any changes in the deadline or procedure. Normally, the grievance deadline for most taxing jurisdictions is the 4th Tuesday in May (this year […]

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Important MLMIC Update: Major Victory for Policyholders in New York State

April 24, 2020 Decision in the Maple-Gate Case Is a Major Victory for Policyholders in New York State.   The Appellate Division, Fourth Department issued its decision in Maple-Gate Anesthesiologists, P.C. v. Nasrin, CA 19-00612, 2020 NY Slip Op 02389 (4th Dep’t Apr. 24, 2020) (“Maple-Gate”), creating a split of authority with an earlier appellate […]

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Commercial Real Estate Impacts From COVID-19 May Warrant a Tax Assessment Challenge

COVID-19 Impact May Warrant a Tax Assessment Challenge Each year New York provides an opportunity to challenge your tax assessment if you believe it is unfair. This year the deadline to file a tax assessment grievance was May 26, 2020, but the deadline has been extended per Executive Order 202.22. With business income down, and income […]

NOLAN HELLER KAUFFMAN’S ATTORNEYS CAN HELP ALBANY AREA BUSINESSES EVALUATE AND NAVIGATE THE BANKRUPTCY PROCESS IN THESE UNCERTAIN ECONOMIC TIMES

The effects of the unprecedented closure of all but the most essential businesses as a result of Governor Cuomo’s executive orders intended to stem the spread of COVID-19 are being experienced by businesses throughout the Albany area and Upstate New York.  Real estate development, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, restaurants, and a host of other retail and […]

HAS YOUR RESTAURANT OR BAR BEEN IMPACTED BY COVID-19? THE ATTORNEYS AT NOLAN HELLER KAUFFMAN CAN HELP YOU EXPLORE OPTIONS TO KEEP YOUR BUSINESS OPERATIONAL AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH YOUR LIQUOR LICENSE

We know that many businesses, including those in the hospitality industry, have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, and we are here to help you navigate both the financial and regulatory compliance aspects of keeping your business operational during this difficult time.   Navigating the New SLA COVID-19 Guidance:   On March 16, 2020, […]

THINKING OF APPLYING FOR A LIQUOR LICENSE? NOLAN HELLER KAUFFMAN’S LIQUOR LICENSING ATTORNEYS BELIEVE NOW MAY BE A GREAT TIME TO DO SO

LIQUOR STORES, BEER STORES, ALCOHOL MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS HAVE BEEN DEEMED “ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES” IN NEW YORK As part of Governor Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” executive order, all businesses involved in the manufacture, processing or retail of food and/or beverages were deemed essential, including grocery stores, pharmacies, convenience stores, farmer’s markets, gas stations and […]

NOLAN HELLER KAUFFMAN LLP ADVISES CAPITAL REGION AND UPSTATE NEW YORK BUSINESSES ON CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 BANKRUPTCY OPTIONS

NOLAN HELLER KAUFFMAN LLP ADVISES CAPITAL REGION AND UPSTATE NEW YORK BUSINESSES ON CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 BANKRUPTCY OPTIONS   As businesses throughout the Capital Region and Upstate New York have closed their doors to combat the spread of COVID-19, business owners face unprecedented legal, business and financial challenges and uncertainty. Nolan Heller Kauffman LLP has decades of […]

3 Nolan Heller Kauffman attorneys named to 2019 Super Lawyers®

Albany, N.Y. – We are proud to announce that three Nolan Heller Kauffman LLP attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 New York Super Lawyers® Upstate Edition.    Justin A. Heller – Business Litigation & Creditor/Debtor Rights. Madeline H. Kibrick Kauffman  – Business/Corporate Law & Creditor/Debtor Rights. Francis J. Brennan  – Business Litigation & Bankruptcy Law. Super […]

Liquor Licensing: Seminar on Brewery and Distillery Law in New York

Alexandra Becker of Nolan Heller Kauffman will be speaking at a seminar on “Brewery and Distillery Law in New York” to be held on Monday, June 24 in East Syracuse, New York. The topics to be discussed include various issues relating to the brewing and distilling industries, such as licensing, labeling, regulatory compliance, tax reporting, […]