LIers not affected by Sandy could be slammed with higher taxes

Officials say Long Islanders could be slammed with a higher tax bill thanks to Hurricane Sandy.

LIers not affected by Sandy could get higher

LIers not affected by Sandy could get higher taxes

WOODBURY - Officials say Long Islanders could be slammed with a higher tax bill thanks to Hurricane Sandy.

Neighborhoods can suffer declining property values due to individual home damage. According to Newsday, homeowners who were not affected may have to pay higher taxes to make up the difference.

So far, Nassau Comptroller George Maragos does not expect a big impact because he says most owners of storm-damaged homes are repairing their houses. 

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