He is out to stir up a hornets nest and he has the money to do it. Billionaire Paychex founder Tom Golisano has launched a new campaign called “Tax My Property Fairly” . It’s an effort to help homeowners Upstate fight for equitable property taxes. He is starting a website to educate people about taxes and how to challenge assessments . He says most people can’t explain how taxes are computed.
He cited several examples of properties being over assessed around the state as well as other inequities like condo owners paying less tax. His says the 2% property tax cap established by the Cuomo Administration is faulty.
The campaign website is www.taxmypropetyfairly.com