Tax Grievance Authorization – Nassau County

Nassau 2023-2024

ELIGIBILITY: You may sign this agreement if you are in any one of these four categories: A) You own the property listed below or otherwise bear the responsibility for the payment of taxes; B) You are the authorized agent for a person in category A; C) You are in a contract to purchase the property you wish to file for, or D) You are the administrator or executor of the estate of the late homeowner. In accordance with NYS law, you may cancel without penalty within three days of signing this agreement.

FEES: Our fee is half of your first year’s Property Tax Savings (2023/24 One tax year). Interest free flexible payment plan until March 2024.
If a refund for overpaid taxes is issued, ZMT is authorized to negotiate, collect, deposit refund, and deduct fees therefrom. Any balance will be promptly dispersed to the Taxpayer. Payments are considered late after 60 days from the original invoice and will be charged a late fee of 1% interest per month. Reasonable attorney and collection fees are charged on balances older than 90 days. ZMT, at its option, may submit its claim to a ZMT selected arbitrator. ZMT shall advance any arbitration fees, but the arbitrator shall award such fees to the prevailing party. ZMT reserves the right to bring suit against me in the courts located in Nassau County; except if ZMT demands arbitration, Nassau County courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction of any dispute/action relating to this agreement, and service of demand for arbitration or summons and complaint upon me by mail at the address listed in this agreement shall be sufficient service and notice thereof. I agree in the event I sell or move out of the subject property this agreement will survive the sale and I will remain responsible for any fees incurred unless I have the purchaser assume responsibility for this contract in writing. Fees cannot be deducted from your tax bills.

DESIGNATION OF REPRESENTATIVE: I fully authorize ZMT, an independent company, to act as our representative /agent in an application to challenge my Property Tax Assessment for the 2023-2024 Assessment Roll at any preceding, judicial, or otherwise including Article 7 of the New York Real Property Tax Law. NYS charges a $30 fee on all appeals. During any assessment review process, ZMT is will make reasonable efforts to communicate the terms of any offer of settlement made by the County. ZMT will ensure my application for a Property Tax Reduction will be fully compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. I am not required by law to use a tax reduction service to file and/or receive an assessment reduction.

The undersigned, CERTIFIES that they are an aggrieved party within the meaning of Real Property Tax Law and hereby authorizes ZMT to act as our agent/representative to file with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission. By signing below, I agree to the terms and conditions as stated above.