The prevailing party on appeal may assess costs incurred during the appeal against the losing party. If the Court affirms and reverses in part, modifies, or vacates a judgment, costs are assessed only as the Court may order. If the United States is a party, costs will be assessed only if authorized by law. See
The Bill of Costs, verified, must be filed within 14 days after the entry of judgment. An original plus one copy must be filed with the Court. The bill also must be served on all parties.
Identify the number of copies that comprise the printerís unit. Include the printerís bills, which must state the minimum charge per printerís unit for a page, a cover, foot lines by the line, and an index and table of cases by the page. Indicate only the number of necessary copies. State actual costs at rates not higher than those generally charged for printing services in New York, NY; excessive charges are subject to reduction.
The Bill of Costs form is available on the Courtís website.
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