Top staff for Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano were warned last July that a popular property tax abatement that cut an average $166 from senior citizens' tax bills had expired and would not be applied in 2017, Newsday has learned.
Despite the warning, Mangano did not notify the approximately 44,000 senior citizens who received the abatement that the tax break was ending, catching them by surprise when they received their general tax bills last month.
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