Town of Catskill gives Wal-Mart what it wants

The town of Catskill has given Wal-Mart a million-dollar reduction on how much its Catskill store is worth, which will help the global corporation lower its town and county taxes by a bundle this year, according to the Daily Mail. Catskill's reasoning? It decided that it didn't have enough money to fight Wal-Mart in court over the issue:

According to Supervisor Peter Markou, the town could not afford to fight another tax certiorari case. “We’ve already spent $75,000 in assessment cases,” Markou said. “That’s more than I’ve budgeted for.”

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