New York City Department of Finance

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Website www.nyc.gov/dof

The New York City Department of Finance (DOF) is the revenue service, taxation agency and recorder of deeds of the government of New York City. [1] Its Parking Violations Bureau is an administrative court that adjudicates parking violations, while its Sheriff's Office is the city's primary civil law enforcement agency. [2]

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Responsibilities

The Department of Finance (DOF) collects more than $33.2 billion in revenue for the City and values more than one million properties worth a total market value of $988 billion. In addition, DOF also:

Through the Mayor's Office of Pensions and Investments, the Department of Finance also advises the Administration on the City's $160 billion pension system and $15 billion deferred compensation plan.

Organization

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History

In 1986 the department's Parking Violations Bureau was at the center of a corruption scheme involving kickbacks (bribes) over the selection of hand-held computers for issuing traffic summonses. [3]

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References

  1. New York City Charter § 1501; "There shall be a department of finance, the head of which shall be the commissioner of finance."
  2. 19 RCNY § 39-01 et seq.
  3. Meislin, Richard J. (11 March 1986). "EX-OFFICIAL SAYS HIS FRAUD GOT COMPUTER PACT". The New York Times .