SECTION 1
Tax Certiorari Field Description


Tax Commission Petition Automated Data Transfer Program.

This is a required section.

Prepare the file using the following conventions for condominiums:
When Condo COVERAGE = 1, 2, or 3, enter data in all fields (except SCARP). When COVERAGE = 4, create a separate record for each range. Enter data for all fields on the low lot, the first record for each range. Subsequent records require only BOROUGH, BLOCK, LOT, INDEX#, CONDOHI, CONDO# and COVERAGE. Procedures for creating multiple records for petitions when COVERAGE = 4 are the same as in the Application Data Transfer instructions.

  NAME FIELD DESCRIPTION TYPE LENGTH DEFAULT COMMENTS
1 Petitioner Petitioner Name Char 25 Required Must enter either Business/Organization or Individual's Name
2 Boro Borough Num 1 Required Only for Counties with in The City of NY One of the following codes: 1 = Manhattan, 2 = Bronx 3 = Brooklyn, 4 = Queens, 5 = Staten Island.
3 Block   Num 5 Required  
4 Lot   Num 4 Required For condos, list the low lot; list the low lot of each range.
5 Address   Char 25 Not Req  
6 Land Assmnt Assessment of Land Num 11 Not Req This field is used if the NYSCEF system is creating the petition.
7 Land&Imp Assessment of Land and Improvements Num 11 Not Req This field is used if the NYSCEF system is creating the petition.
8 Claim Value Claimed (full) Value Num 11 Required For condos, list the claimed full market value of the low lot, not the value of the range or entire condo.
9 LOA Level of Assessment Char 3 Not Req Percent without decimal. Round to nearest percentage.
10 Unequal Grounds Char 1 Not Req X = Yes
11 Excessive Grounds Char 1 Not Req X = Yes
12 Illegal Grounds Char 1 Not Req X = Yes
13 Misclass Grounds Char 1 Not Req X = Yes
14 Atty# Attorney Group # Num 3 Required  
15 S SCARP Num 1 Not Req If SCARP then 9 else blank.
16 Condo Condo Hi Lot Num 4 If condo, not zero If coverage = 1, Same as lot; If coverage = 2, High lot on petition; If coverage = 3, High lot of single range; If coverage = 4, High lot of each range.
17 Condo# Condo Number Num 4 If condo, not zero Appears on tax maps and RPAD tape.
18 CC Condo Coverage Num 1 If condo, not zero 1 = One lot only; 2 = All lots in condo; 3 =Single range of lots; 4 = Multiple ranges.