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The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee approved a two-year, $71.5 billion state operating budget on April 20 that would allot roughly $101 million to school districts to offset losses due to the phaseout of tangible personal property taxes, or TPP, and a kilowatt-hour tax. Read More

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The West Virginia Ethics Commission will have a public hearing on Monday to discuss ethics violation charges against Raleigh County Assessor Drema Bias Evans. Read More

Several Pittsylvania County residents complained to the Board of Supervisors about high property taxes on campers and motor homes Tuesday night. Read More

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Sen. Paul Bettencourt’s bill to put small business property tax appeals under the arbitration umbrella will be on the Texas Senate’s intent calendar on Thursday. Read More

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A former district judge who left the bench while snared in balmy controversy has brought a breach of contract suit against Valero Energy, seeking to extract more than $6 million in damages from the oil giant. Read More

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When a $100 million, 17,000-acre “water farm” was taking shape in 2012, school and county officials worried that millions of dollars worth of land would go off the property tax rolls. Read More

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Minnesotans deserve a $2 billion tax break, House Republicans say, while admitting they will not get their way. Read More

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Unlike so many industrial innovations, the revolving door was not developed in Detroit. It took its first spin in Philadelphia in 1888, the brainchild of Theophilus Van Kannel, the soon-to-be founder of the Van Kannel Revolving Door Company. Its purpose was twofold: to better insulate buildings from the cold and to allow greater numbers of people easier entry at any given time. Read More

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In the continually combative relationship between the township and Kean University, Mayor Manuel Figueiredo is now criticizing the school for refusing to pay property taxes on its bookstore and an on-campus restaurant. Read More

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Proposed cuts in business and sales taxes were blessed Thursday by a House committee, with its chairman predicting passage by the full chamber. Read More

 

Homeowners are about to see their property values hit the rafters. Read More

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Everything is bigger in Texas — including taxes. Although every homeowner across the country is subject to real estate taxes, it seems Texans owe a lot more than most Americans, according to a new study from WalletHub. Read More

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In light of today’s hearing in Senate Finance on Senate Bill 182, a measure to bring long-term structural reform to Texas’ property tax system.

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Nada Gunter worries she will soon be taxed off her family land.

Ms. Gunter, a 58-year-old who lives on Social Security and disability, is among hundreds of Cherokee County residents who soon may not qualify for low property tax appraisals they have enjoyed for years.  Read More

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What the Texas Legislature calls tax relief looks like chump change when you break it down, raising this question: How much do taxes have to be cut to turn the heads of Texas voters? Read More

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A House leader on Wednesday proposed a $4.9 billion tax-relief package that would cut the sales tax rate to 5.95 percent, which he said would save the average family of four $172 a year. Read More

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Round Rock ISD officials are moving forward with a proposed tax exemption meant to spur business growth in the city. Read More

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The Nueces County Appraisal District sent out the first batch of 173,000 reappraisal notices and the bulk of property values are going up, officials said. Read More

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Recent News

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:12pm

The West Virginia Ethics Commission will have a public hearing on Monday to discuss ethics violation charges against Raleigh County Assessor Drema Bias Evans. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:11pm

Several Pittsylvania County residents complained to the Board of Supervisors about high property taxes on campers and motor homes Tuesday night. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:10pm

Sen. Paul Bettencourt’s bill to put small business property tax appeals under the arbitration umbrella will be on the Texas Senate’s intent calendar on Thursday. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:09pm

A former district judge who left the bench while snared in balmy controversy has brought a breach of contract suit against Valero Energy, seeking to extract more than $6 million in damages from the oil giant. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:13pm

The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee approved a two-year, $71.5 billion state operating budget on April 20 that would allot roughly $101 million to school districts to offset losses due to the phaseout of tangible personal property taxes, or TPP, and a kilowatt-hour tax. Read More