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11/19/15 11:00am
11/19/2015 11:00 AM

Suffolk County has begun to crack down on short-term rental owners who list their properties online and are now requiring them to collect and remit a hotel-motel tax from their guests. In some cases, the county has administered back taxes to those who hadn’t previously collected the tax. READ

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10/30/15 6:00am
10/30/2015 6:00 AM

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Officials at the county level are exploring various strategies to collect a 3 percent occupancy tax from tourists who rent private homes for brief periods through websites such as Airbnb and Homeaway — and they want those property owners to know they may be legally obligated to tax their guests.  READ

09/19/15 12:00pm
09/19/2015 12:00 PM

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For homeowners interested in a more environmentally friendly septic system, Peconic Green Growth is offering to install eight alternative recharge dispersal fields as part of a pilot program with Suffolk County. READ

09/18/15 6:37am
09/18/2015 6:37 AM

IMG_2171_webSpace for both tent and RV camping. An equestrian center. Picnic areas. Restored tennis courts. A store selling firewood and ice.

These are all potential components of the North Fork Preserve under A conceptual site plan discussed at a public meeting Thursday held by the committee responsible for the planning of the 311-acre park, which was bought largely by Suffolk County from private hands in 2012. READ