New York City, NY

TIA Data

2020 Financial State of New York City (Released 1/25/2022)

2020 New York City Combined Taxpayer Burden

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New York City's Taxpayer Burden™ is -$71,400, and it received an "F" from TIA.
New York City is a Sinkhole City without enough assets to cover its debt.
Decisions by elected officials have created a Taxpayer Burden™, which is each taxpayer's share of city bills after its available assets have been tapped.
TIA's Taxpayer Burden™ measurement incorporates all assets and liabilities, including retirement obligations.
New York City only has $71.2 billion of assets available to pay bills totaling $275.6 billion.
Because New York City doesn't have enough money to pay its bills, it has a $204.4 billion financial hole. To erase this shortfall, each New York City taxpayer would have to send $71,400 to the city.
New York City's reported net position is understated by $7 billion, largely because the city defers recognizing gains resulting from decreases in retirement liabilities.
The city's financial report was released 122 days after its fiscal year end, which is considered timely according to the 180 day standard.
 

Prior Years' TIA Data

2019 New York City Combined Taxpayer Burden

2019 Financial State of New York City

2018 New York City Combined Taxpayer Burden

2018 Financial State of New York City

2017 New York City Combined Taxpayer Burden

2017 Financial State of New York City, NY

2016 New York City Combined Taxpayer Burden

2016 Financial State of New York City

2015 Financial State of New York City

2014 Financial State of New York City

Other Resources

New York City Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

Publishing Entity: Office of the New York City Comptroller

IN THE NEWS
New York City’s Debt Amounts to $71,400 Per Taxpayer

MARCH 1, 2022 | REALCLEAR POLICY | by Adam Andrzejewski

Includes: “New York City is in trouble. A new report by Truth In Accounting, a nonpartisan nonprofit that specializes in government transparency, shows that New York City has $204.4 billion in debt—$71,400 per taxpayer. This means that each taxpayer would have to pay $71,400 in future taxes without receiving any related services or benefits."

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