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An estimated 10,000 Denton County residents have filed appeals of their 2015 property tax appraisals, but officials said Monday they expect that group of unhappy taxpayers to be about the same size as last year. Read More

 

If you live in the rural part of DeWitt County, you are likely to get a letter soon that may be disturbing.

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The House and Senate negotiations over a tax cut deal have narrowed to a single sticking point: when a proposed property tax cut should go into effect. Read More

 

Hidalgo County’s chief appraiser went before the county commission this morning. Read More

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House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dennis Bonnen slammed a Senate proposal to give a school property tax break to homeowners Tuesday as he laid it out for his panel's consideration. Read More

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With drought conditions easing somewhat, the Lampasas Central Appraisal District in January 2016 will begin checking the degree of land-use intensity for properties that have an agricultural appraisal. Chief Appraiser Melissa Gonzales said the upcoming action results from Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision not to list Lampasas County as a drought disaster area any more. Read More

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 The House’s chief tax policy writer says he gladly would end an impasse with the Senate by dropping the chambers’ rival plans for sales and property tax cuts in favor of one big business-tax reduction. Read More

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Senate leaders are pitching two of their bills as a cure-all for higher property taxes, a one-two punch they hope will prevail over a House plan to cut sales taxes. Read More

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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

 

Recent News

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:31pm

An estimated 10,000 Denton County residents have filed appeals of their 2015 property tax appraisals, but officials said Monday they expect that group of unhappy taxpayers to be about the same size as last year. Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:25pm

If you live in the rural part of DeWitt County, you are likely to get a letter soon that may be disturbing.

Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:23pm

The House and Senate negotiations over a tax cut deal have narrowed to a single sticking point: when a proposed property tax cut should go into effect. Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:20pm

Hidalgo County’s chief appraiser went before the county commission this morning. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:55pm

 The House’s chief tax policy writer says he gladly would end an impasse with the Senate by dropping the chambers’ rival plans for sales and property tax cuts in favor of one big business-tax reduction. Read More