ICAP: Compliance Requirements

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The Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP) provides a reduction of property taxes for construction, alterations, or improvements on qualifying industrial or commercial properties. This reduction is only in specific areas of New York City and for varying periods of time.

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Topics: New York Contractor, MWBE, Compliance, ICAP

Considerations for New York’s New Insurance Disclosure Requirements

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Topics: Claims, New York Contractor

Understanding the NY Insurance Construction Marketplace

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If you happen to be a contractor who does work in New York (NY), Labor Law is a major factor in your insurance costs. The law puts absolute liability on the contractor, and it is almost impossible to defend. As a result, we're seeing more Carriers pull out of the NY marketplace, and less available underwriting capacity than ever before. Underwriting capacity means that if last year a Carrier was able to write $1,000,000 in new business premium, this year, they may be only allowed to write $700,000 in coverage.

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Topics: Construction Insurance, New York Contractor