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Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, is circulating a draft of a bill meant to address skyrocketing property taxes tied to lost ag status on Taos County lands. Read More

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An assault case against the city assessor for Mason City has been dropped. Read More

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Your property tax rate is sure to increase next year.  Commissioners will be diverting roughly 85% of new tax revenue increases to beautification projects and shopping malls in just 10% of the county. Read more

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A proposed agreement to effectively cut property taxes on privatized military housing on Eielson Air Force Base by more than two thirds has stalled, Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins told the assembly Thursday night. Read More

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It can be a bit challenging to obtain recognition as a tax exempt organization by the IRS.  Last month’s decision in the Oregon Tax Court in the case of Newspace Center for Photography shows that gaining exemption from local property taxes is much more challenging.  The Multnomah County Assessor did not question that NCP was a 501(c)(3) organization – the gold standard for federal tax exemption.  The assessor also did not question that according to its bylaws it is organized “exclusively for charitable and educational purposes”. Nonetheless, the Assessor expected to collect property tax on its facility. Read More

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Larimer County commissioners have decided to appeal the decision by the Board of Assessment Appeals on Friday that granted the YMCA a religious property tax exemption. Read More

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The council will now take my proposed budget and collectively decide how it can be increased or decreased and changed to serve the needs of our citizens. Read More

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With Air Show planes soaring overhead a group of local residents protesting a property tax hike held up signs Wednesday on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Read More

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I<!--p:BC BCJ Body Copy RR drop cap--> n late July, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1 to increase the property tax millage rate by 18 percent to fund raises for county employees, the purchase of new vehicles, expansion of parks and more money for the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.<!--p:BC BCJ Body Copy RR drop cap-->  Read More

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For some time we have called on the Austin City Council to enact a general homestead exemption to help homeowners cope with through-the-roof property taxes and rising fees for city services. We give current council members credit for expanding tax exemptions for seniors, people with disabilities and some low-income residents. But our calls – and yours — to address affordability woes of working- and middle-income homeowners through tax breaks have fallen flat with this council. Read More

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A proposed agreement to effectively cut property taxes on privatized military housing on Eielson Air Force Base by more than two thirds has stalled, Borough Mayor Luke Hopkins told the assembly Thursday night. Read More

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 10:27pm

Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, is circulating a draft of a bill meant to address skyrocketing property taxes tied to lost ag status on Taos County lands. Read More