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Maspeth
Maspeth
New York
2 reviews
4.5 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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Maspeth is a residential and commercial community in the borough of Queens in New York City. It was founded in the early 17th century by Dutch and English settlers. Neighborhoods sharing borders with Maspeth are Woodside to the north; Sunnyside to the northwest; Greenpoint, Brooklyn to the west; East Williamsburg, Brooklyn to the southwest; Fresh Pond and Ridgewood to the south; and Middle Village and Elmhurst to the east.

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Lots Of MTA bus route, public and Catholic schools, Restaurants, Movie theatres and Queens Center mall.
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This town could do a lot more to involve the older community. There does not appear to be many available part-time jobs. One must heavily rely on mass transit or car services to get to hospitals or local colleges.

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How did New York earn the grade of C? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. New York has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that New York does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. New York has an effective property tax rate of 1.65%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how New York earned its state tax grade of C.

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