New York Tax Law Section 2018 - Frivolous petitions.

2018. Frivolous petitions. If any petitioner commences or maintains a proceeding in the division of tax appeals primarily for delay, or if the petitioner's position in such proceeding is frivolous, then the tax appeals tribunal may impose a penalty against such petitioner of not more than five hundred dollars. The tax appeals tribunal shall promulgate rules and regulations as to what constitutes a frivolous position. This penalty shall be in addition to any other penalty provided by law and shall be collected and distributed in the same manner as the tax to which the penalty relates.

Last modified: February 3, 2019