Property Tax Reduction

The undersign being an aggrieved party within the meaning of the Vantone Inc. hereby authorizes the below representative to act as our agent to file with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission and Small Claims Assessment Review of the Supreme Court, State of New York.

Tax Year: 2023/24     Representative Name: Vantone Inc.     Represent # 866

Relationship to Property: Owner

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PLEASE Read Through The Following Agrrentment Before You Send The Info Above!

DESIGNATION OF REPRESENTATIVE:

I hereby designate VANTONE INC. as my exclusive representative and authorize it to process my Application for Correction/Refund Application for filing in calendar year 2022 immediately, as my exclusive agent, with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission and before any county and/or village/city Assessment Review Commission/Small Claims Assessment Review of the Supreme Court, State of New York, for correction of the assessment appearing on the tentative roll published in Jan. 2022 and all corrections for the 2023/24 tax year. I authorize ARC, Nassau County Department of Assessment and /or village/city to communicate directly with VANTONE INC. in all matters relating to this application.

ELIGIBILITY & NOTIFICATION:

1) A person names in the records of the Nassau County Clerk as a homeowner; or 2) That person’s authorized agent; or 3) A person who has contracted to buy a home; or 4) The estate of a deceased homeowner, is eligible under law to receive a tax assessment reduction and a property tax refund. 5) The property is a one, two or three family home used exclusively for residential purposes. If you are not in any of these categories, you will not be able to receive a property tax refund and you should not sign this agreement. If you are in one of these categories, you may sign this agreement; and 6) Complaints regarding any services rendered or not rendered under this contract may be addressed to the Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs. 

VANTONE INC. is required by law to make reasonable efforts to communicate the terms of any settlement offer made in the course of a tax assessment review proceeding, other than a hearing or trial, although I hereby give VANTONE INC. full authority to settle my case and negotiate any municipality refund checks obtained and deduct its fees therefrom. You may cancel this agreement in writing, within 3 days of the execution of this contact.

Sale of home does not void this contract, and you will remain responsible for any fees incurred unless you have your buyer assume the responsibility of this contact in writing with VANTONE INC. Please contact us in advance of selling your home.

SERVICE TO BE PERFORMED:

Note that you are not required by law to use a tax reduction service in order to file for and/or receive a tax assessment reduction. By signing this agreement, however, you are directing VANTONE INC. (not affiliated with any municipality) to prepare and file your First Level Complain for review by the Assessment Review Commission, to represent you at any proceeding which includes the preparation and filing of the Petitions, the preparation and presentation of a Market Analysis and to physically appear on your behalf at settlement conferences and all court hearings as necessary. VANTONE INC. will prepare, and file forms required by any municipality for issuance of a possible refund check, minus any fees due sand the balance forwarded to you within 30 days from our receipt. If there is a duplicate filing, VANTONE INC many withdraw its filing.

FEE FOR SERVICE:

VANTONE INC. CHARGES NO FEE IF THERE IS NO REDUCTION. If successful, I agree to pay a fee equal to 25 % of the Tax Reduction payable within 60 days of the date of VANTONE INC.’s invoice containing official proof of reduction, otherwise VANTONE INC.’s standard 25 % fee will apply. Should my case(s) require an appeal a NYS court filing fee of $30 may apply. If I DO NOT PAY within 60 days, I shall pay (a) 1% interest per moth on the amount due from the date of the first invoice; and (b) all costs of collection including attorney’s fees of 33% of any amount due including interest. I also agree that VANTONE INC. may submit its claim to an arbitrator or arbitration company selected by VANTONE INC.  (VANTONE INC. shall advance any arbitration fees, but the arbitrator shall award such fees to the prevailing party) or bring suit against me in the courts located in Nassau County; except if VANTONE INC. demand arbitration, Nassau County  courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction of an dispute/action relation to this agreement; and service of a demand for arbitration, or summons and complaint, or any post judgment notice or demand upon me by mail at the address listed in this agreement shall be sufficient service and notice thereof.