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Enactment of S-1586 Would Achieve the Following

  • Resolve retroactively and prospectively the appropriate application of the BPPT.
  • Ensure corporate entities pay their fair share of municipal property taxes.
  • Provide some relief to residential property taxpayers.
  • Acknowledge Verizon’s conduct as an attempt to intimidate and inappropriately coerce settlements.
  • Improve the BPPT so it is a reliable source of municipal revenue.
  • Reduce the unfortunate misuse of scarce judicial and municipal resources.

What Can You Do to Protect Your Municipality

  • Contact your State Senator and Assembly members and ask them to support and co-sponsor S-1586.
  • Adopt a municipal resolution (DOC) to support clarifying the Telecommunication Industry Corporate Tax Responsibilities.