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Last-minute rush to prepay taxes gives rise to confusion, anger

The ire stems from the provision in the new US tax bill that caps the previously unlimited deduction for state and local taxes

In a bid to try and save thousands of dollars, residents have been lining up from early morning at their tax office, resulting in long queues and overcrowded parking conditions.

New York

IN Hempstead, a Long Island town in New York where the typical property tax bill tops US$10,000, residents have lined up all week to prepay those taxes for next year.

They have been trying to save thousands of dollars before the new federal tax bill, which goes into effect...

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