first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionTwenty-six dollars and 11 cents ($26.11) is the amount I pay every day that my wife is in a local nursing home. This amount is 6.8 percent charged by New York state as a “cash receipts tax assessment.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo, can you or one of your henchmen justify and/or explain this absurd tax to me and the overtaxed residents of New York state?Dave WardBroadalbinMore from The Daily Gazette:Broadalbin-Perth’s Tomlinson seizing the day by competing in cross country and golf this fallEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?last_img