• 3rd Ave BID


    A 5th ave property owner sent us his property tax statement. He did NOT WANT THE BID and did not pay for it on his property taxes – guess what? the city of New York charged him interest! A BID IS A TAX – YOU MUST PAY IT OR BE FINED! Facts not feelings Vote NO to the 3rd ave bid tax!

  • 3rd Ave BID

    Would a BID have stopped these tickets? – NO!

    A BID WILL NOT STOP THE CITY FROM FINING US! The garbage trucks did not pick up on their scheduled days, so, we the hard working people of 3rd ave, watched today as the city gave dozens of stores garbage tickets – these tickets are $100 each! A few were cleaning up the garbage not picked up, and were begging the enforcement people NOT to give tickets – “Hey i am cleaning why am i still getting a ticket” – We were ignored and fined! Will a BID have stopped these tickets? Would a BID have stopped the city from attacking us knowing the garbage trucks did not come on…

  • 3rd Ave BID


    A BID is a tax Tax assessment, or assessment, is the job of determining the value, and sometimes determining the use, of property, usually to calculate a property tax. This is usually done by an office called the assessor or tax assessor. Governments need to collect taxes in order to function. A TAX BY ANOTHER NAME IS STILL A TAX!!!!!!!!!!!!! The BID and merchants association think we all are stupid! FIGHT the city they say – the city is NOT A winning battle – THE BID TAX/ASSESSMENT IS – NO NEW ASSESSMENTS, NO NEW TAXES – ENOUGH!@ JOIN Almost 500 of your fellow merchants and p[property owners that voted NO…

  • 3rd Ave BID

    A BID is a tax – its time we are heard

    I have been thinking, I do it a lot – why do we need a BID tax when all our expenses are up? Ponder as i may the answer did not come – why vote for another tax – which will be more burdensome? We do not pay for the merchant association today so why should we be forced to pay a BID tax forever and a day? Its clear to us, 458 strong, we don’t need another tax and the ones pushing for this have got it all wrong! A BID is a TAX, it can never be removed, it always needs more even if we don’t approve. Vote…

  • 3rd Ave BID

    The Taxi Medallion Bailout

    Vindication that the city knew and capitalized on the taxi drivers. NOW they want money to bail it out – double tax dip on all of us – and they want us to pay for a BID? Vote NO to the 3rd ave BID TAX! AG accuses city of taxi-medallion fraud, seeks $810M for drivers State Attorney General Letitia James says the city fraudulently inflated the value of yellow-cab medallions before they crashed. The attorney general on Thursday formally informed city officials, including the Taxi and Limousine Commission, that she plans to sue for fraud and will seek $810 million to compensate drivers who borrowed money to purchase them. [Crain’s…

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    The will NEVER pay the bid tax

    Facts! MOST on the BID committee do not own property on 3rd Most do not have a business on 3rd, many do not live on 3rd ave Some beg on the internet for money These are the people who want to tax us with a BID! No skin in the game, they will never pay for this tax they want to force on us. IF THE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION CANT COLLECT ITS FEES NOW, WHY WOULD WE Want to be forced to pay? – YOU MEAN IF YOU DON’T WANT TO PAY THE MERCHANT FEES NOW, YOU WILL WANT TO BE TAXED AND PAY FOREVER? A bid is a lie! ask…

  • 3rd Ave BID

    Why would you pay a tax instead of paying merchant fees?

    Ask the BID committee/Merchant association the hard questions. By their OWN admission they cant collect enough money to go on – Think about this: If we don’t voluntarily pay NOW – WHY would we want to be forced to pay with a tax? The merchant association collects less than 30% of their dues because the same old people do the same old things and we the people do not find enough value in it – hence why we do not pay! NOW to punish us, the same people with the same failed ideas want to tax us to pay for their same failures! A BID is a tax, A BID…

  • 3rd Ave BID

    The BID committee has NOT answered your questions.

    ASK the hard questions! How much money is it costing to start the BID? Where are they getting the money for their advertising? Are they using OUR merchant association funds for this? WHY cant Brannan pay for the lights when he can get money for this BID? How much is Perch group being paid? They are being deceptive, they think by NOT answering any questions YOU will forget – imaging AFTER they get $560,000 of our money!3 more property owners voted NO to the 3rd ave BID as of yesterday! ITS TIME TO END THIS TAX! VOTE NO TO ANY NEW TAX!a bid is a tax, a bid always increases,…

  • 3rd Ave BID

    There is ALWAYS another way

    3rd Ave Lights can be saved WITHOUT A TAX. Councilman brannan Justin Brannan gave the BID committee $36,000 of our money, 5th ave received $300,000 of our money to study a problem they spent over $7 million and failed to solve – basic math – $300,000 + $36,000 = $360,000 – 3rd ave lights cost $30k a year THAT’S 10 YEARS OF LIGHTS without a tax – Councilman brannan and the BID must explain why they cant have the lights paid for without a TAX! facts – NEVER trust anyone that says “there’s no other way” than wants to tax all of us – Ask them all the hard questions…

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