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A Survey of New York City Property Tax Assessments

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Produced on January 10, 2018

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Course Information

Time 1h 16m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Tax

Course Description

This program, presented by leading New York real estate and tax certiorari practitioner Jeffrey Golkin, will provide a survey of the Real Property Tax Law of New York as it relates to taxation of real property in New York City.

It will cover important information for attorneys with clients with property interests and living or doing business in New York City. Topics to be addressed include valuation methodology, assessment procedures, the administrative agencies with jurisdiction, and tax grievance and review procedures before the Tax Commission and the New York State Supreme Court.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine valuation methodologies in deriving assessments of various classes and types of property in New York City
  2. Explore how real estate taxes are calculated for various classes and types of property in New York City
  3. Review grievance procedures to contest claims for erroneous assessment of real property due to misclassification, illegality, excessiveness or inequality as compared with similar properties

Credit Information

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Jeffrey Golkin

Jeffrey Golkin Partners

One of New York City’s leading real estate and tax certiorari practitioners, representing commercial and residential property owners for more than thirty five years (New York and New Jersey Bars since 1982). Founding Partner, Jeffrey Golkin Partners; Member and former Chair, City Bar Committee on Condemnation and Tax Certiorari; Officer/Board of Directors, Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association; Adjunct Professor, New York Law School; also served as Associate Professor of Real Estate at New York University’s Real Estate Institute and on faculties of Rutgers University and Plaza College. Prior to establishing his own practice in 1995, Mr. Golkin served as Special Counsel to Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, as a Partner with Herzfeld & Rubin, and as a Tax Associate with Ernst & Young.


Alisa Y.

Excellent in providing substantive practical information.

Jesse L.

A good primer on the topic. Thank you.

Michael C.

Speaker was great

Ed V.

Quite useful even for those who don't have many NYC clients

richard l.

Extremely knowledgable.

Michael D.

Very good overview.

Raymond F.

Good speaker good content

David C.

Very knowledgeable speaker and interesting discussion.

Matthew L.

Jeffrey Golkin Partners is always my go-to choice for NY real estate tax advice. This video clearly presented what is often a very difficult topic. This video is a great resource.

Allen H.

Very knowledgeable and he paced the course well. Supporting materials helped understanding.

Kristin L.

The way the instructor conveyed the info was very easy to understand. The summaries after each main point brought everything together.

Paul R.

good job!

Mary Jane D. O.

Very worthwhile information.

jason b.

Very well done

Richard S.

Nothing fancy, but effective

Alisa d.


C Catherine Henderson S.

Best online CLE course ever taken

Ana K.

Wow! I did not think I would like or understand tax law, but this was really helpful!

Scott D.

very difficult topic, presenter was seasoned and explained things well


Excellent discussion of a complex topic. Great job.

Yasmine R.

Great presenter

Michele B.

Packed with relevant information!

Robert E.


Richard W.

Very knowledgeable presenter.

lance f.

He is a great speaker and professional. I would listen to it 3 times. part of my practice is NYC RE. Invaluable. he is a real old time NYC RE attorney. worth his weight in gold

Sharyn L.

Amazing program

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