Bloomberg: Foreign Governments Should Settle Up, and America Should Too

Michael Bloomberg tried setting national policy this morning, insisting that foreign consulates here that own buildings should keep paying local real estate taxes, and said it’s wrong for America not to be paying similar taxes on buildings they own overseas.
He was commenting on a story in today’s Post about Hillary Clinton reversing a federal policy that could cost the city $260 million.
“There is an issue of whether properties owned by foreign governments not used as an embassy or as a consulate should be paying taxes,” Bloomberg said at a press conference this morning on Staten Island. “Since 1873, they’ve been saying this is taxable.

Bloomberg: Foreign Governments Should Settle Up, and America Should Too