Friday, May 26, 2017
State's latest local back-tax seizure ends at Hot Harry's
Earlier this month, the state seized Merry Monk restaurants in Albany and Saratoga Springs for nearly a half-million dollars in unpaid taxes. Eight days later, both reopened. In February, Café Nola in Schenectady was shuttered for nonpayment of $53,000 in taxes. It has not reopened.
The franchise owner of the Hot Harry's location at 1625 Union Street made a payment and worked out an agreement with the agency, according to reports. The small chain's headquarters -- seven locations -- in Massachusetts was involved in the negotiations with the state.
The only other Hot Harry's in the Capital Region, located in East Greenbush, was not involved in the actions. It is run by a different franchise holder.
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Staff William M. Dowd at 2:56 PM