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Bill to cap farmland taxes in Cuomo’s hands

Advocates urge Cuomo to sign 2 percent limit

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Farmers could see some stabilization of the taxes they pay on farmland if a bill approved by the state Legislature is signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York Farm Bureau this week hailed the Assembly’s passage of a 2 percent agricultural assessment cap — one that would spare farmers the major tax hikes they’ve endured on their agricultural land in the past. The bill awaits consideration by Cuomo. Farm Bureau spokesman Steve Ammerman said ...

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