Comptroller blames city for paying contractors that owed taxes

New York City made payments to almost 200 contractors last year who owed thousands in taxes. A new audit by City Comptroller Scott Stringer found the contractors owed a total of $5.7 million in unpaid taxes in 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported. Stringer blamed the Department of Finance for failing to collect the taxes. Most of the businesses had payment vouchers held under a restraint process, the report said — but the finance department […]Home Page,Development,Real Estate Finance,scott stringer