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Letter: Will dispute hurt residential taxpayers?

The Nassau County legislature in session on Sunday,

The Nassau County legislature in session on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, in Mineola. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

A court injunction to stop the collection of fines imposed on businesses in Nassau County will allow fairness to the commercial properties involved [“Judge to Nassau: Halt fines,” News, Jan. 24]. The fines were imposed on businesses that allegedly failed to file statements with the county assessor.

However, there could be a downside for residential property owners: What is not paid by commercial property owners could be shifted to the residential market. I would assume that outcome is not politically desirable for the lawmakers in the legislature.

Mark Redlus, Cedarhurst

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