Skelos: Repeal of MTA payroll tax may be delayed until 2012

Long Islanders will have to keep paying an unpopular tax for the rest of the year.Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos tells Newsday the repeal of

WOODBURY - Long Islanders will have to keep paying an unpopular tax for the rest of the year.

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos tells Newsday the repeal of the MTA payroll tax may be delayed until next year.

Long Island businesses say it costs them thousands extra each year.

Many Assembly Democrats support the tax to raise money for the MTA.

Skelos says he may have to wait until 2012 to repeal it.

Businesses want MTA payroll tax repealed

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