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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Sandra Barkley v. United Homes

Thursday, May 14, 2009

A Brooklyn homeowner sues a “one stop shop” for mortgage fraud. Guest: WNYC’s Ailsa Chang.

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Now Hiring: Wells Fargo, the IRS

Thursday, May 14, 2009

WNYC’s Lisa Chow on Pace University’s career fair for graduating seniors.

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Some Shoppers Oblivious to Tax Exemptions

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

To balance next year's budget Mayor Bloomberg has proposed ending the sales tax exemption for shoes and clothing. That's sparked a debate among policymakers but the discussion is passing shoppers by. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: Since 2006, there's been no tax on clothing and ...

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Ups and Downs of Sales Tax

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

In reporting on the mayor's proposal to hike the sales tax and restore the tax on clothing and shoes, I've discovered there is a great deal of confusion: what exactly is taxed, at what rate, and how long this has been so.

An exhaustive search produced the chart below, from ...

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Councilmembers Say Higher Sales Tax Would Cost Retail Jobs

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

City Council members are criticizing Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to raise the sales tax rate by a half-percent and eliminate the tax exemption for clothes and shoes. At a Council hearing yesterday, Finance committee chair David Weprin said the proposal would cost 1,200 jobs, mostly in ...

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“I Want to Talk About Zombies”

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Should the sales tax exemption on clothing and shoes be sent back to the grave? WNYC’s Ilya Marritz explains the debate.

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Modifications in Molasses

Monday, May 11, 2009

President Obama’s plan to aid homeowners is moving slowly. Rob Schmitz of member station KQED reports.

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NY Pension Fund Scheme Thickens

Friday, May 08, 2009

The investigation into an alleged cash-for-access scheme at the New York State Pension Fund just keeps growing. This week there were new civil charges against a private equity fund that's currently managing hundreds-of-millions of dollars of public money, and it was revealed that several well-known ...

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Could Cablevision Cut the Knicks Loose?

Friday, May 08, 2009

Plus the stress tests, and the future of the WTC site. Guest: Greg David, Crain’s New York Business.

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Smith Street Story

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Brooklyn Industries, a fast-growing retailer, stopped in its tracks. Guest: WNYC’s Lisa Chow.

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State Comptroller Sues Over Alleged Pension Fraud

Thursday, May 07, 2009

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is suing a private equity fund that manages about $250 million of public pension money. The Comptroller says there was fraud, and that he wants to end the relationship. WNYC's Ilya Marritz explains.

REPORTER: The criminal complaint alleges that in 2004, principals ...

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“Mobility Tax”, Decoded

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

The Nitty Gritty of the MTA Rescue Plan. Guest: WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman

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Layoff Watch

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Since February, medium and large employers in New York State have been required to give the Department of Labor 90 days notice before laying off large numbers of workers. The list is available online, and it's fascinating. Recent entries include cafeteria workers at the UN, MTA transit workers, ...

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“All Children Are Good, Just In Different Ways”

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Have the “stress tests” been too easy on the banks? Brian Lehrer talks with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.

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“Indefensible Tax Breaks”

Monday, May 04, 2009

The White House unveils measures to recapture corporate profits abroad and discourage offshoring. Guest: Andrew Schmidt, Columbia Business School.

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Pension Fund Probe Takes a New Turn

Saturday, May 02, 2009

The probe into alleged public pension fund corruption has taken a new turn. State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says he found nearly half of all the middlemen arranging deals with the state and city funds between 2003 and 2006 weren't registered with the Securities and ...

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Chrysler, Tabloids, Shipping

Friday, May 01, 2009

In that order. Guest: Greg David.

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Cuomo Issues Subpoenas in Pension Fund Investigation

Friday, May 01, 2009

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has announced he is issuing subpoenas to more than 100 investment firms and their representatives. It's a new line of inquiry in the fast-moving investigation into alleged corruption at the New York State and City pension funds.

In a conference call today, ...

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Aldus Group Charged in Widening NYS Pension Probe

Friday, May 01, 2009

A private equity group and one of its founders have been charged with paying massive kickbacks in exchange for access to the New York State pension fund. WNYC's Ilya Marritz has more.

REPORTER: The Securities and Exchange Commission and New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo allege ...

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Many Opportunities for Fraud in the State Pension Fund

Thursday, April 30, 2009

WNYC's Ilya Marritz shares an interview with former State Comptroller H. Carl McCall.

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