New York taxes http://wamc.org en NY Had Highest State And Local Tax Burden In 2011 http://wamc.org/post/ny-had-highest-state-and-local-tax-burden-2011 <p>A Washington-based policy group says New York residents had the highest state-and-local tax burden in the country in 2011.</p><p>The Tax Foundation says Wednesday that they used the latest data available to show New York residents paid 12.6 percent of their collective incomes in state and local taxes in 2011.</p><p>New Jersey was No. 2 at 12.3 percent. The national average was 9.8 percent.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:58:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 87308 at http://wamc.org NY Had Highest State And Local Tax Burden In 2011 'Tonight' show would qualify for tax breaks in New York http://wamc.org/post/tonight-show-would-qualify-tax-breaks-new-york <p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Cuomo administration official says New York is trying to lure TV shows with its tax credits program and the "Tonight" show would qualify if it decides to move back to Manhattan.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 04:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 60431 at http://wamc.org 'Tonight' show would qualify for tax breaks in New York