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The Tax-Dodging Owners Of Zuccotti Park Owe The City $139,000 In Back Taxes

By Zaid Jilani  

"The Tax-Dodging Owners Of Zuccotti Park Owe The City $139,000 In Back Taxes"

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It turns out that the owners of Zuccotti Park — the historic site of Occupy Wall Street — have been engaged in some of the very same tax-dodging that many of the protesters were enraged about. The “city Finance Department says park owner Brookfield Properties and its parent company, Brookfield US Corp., currently owe the city more than $139,000 in unpaid business taxes from 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.”

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