Indiana

 Business lobbyists are scrambling to keep up with three competing versions of a proposal to abolish Indiana's business personal property tax. Read More

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 The Mishawaka Common Council unanimously approved a five-year tax abatement for WellPet Monday night. Read More

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 The most recent plan proposed by Gov. Mike Pence to eliminate the state’s property tax on business equipment and pass a $1 billion burden to homeowners and small businesses is insane. It will force local units of government to raise taxes and cut services at the same time. Read More

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 Indiana lawmakers aren't jumping on board with Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate property tax on business equipment, which collects about $1 billion a year for local governments and schools. Read More

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  Indiana’s fiscal picture is looking good roughly one year after former Gov. Mitch Daniels left office with about $2 billion in cash reserves and a strong credit rating, but the next few years could leave the state in a fiscal pinch nonetheless. Read More

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 The elimination of the personal property tax, as proposed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, would have a dramatic impact. Read More

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 Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leaders feared once House Republicans get through with it. Read More

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 Indiana lawmakers return to work for a winter session highlighted by Gov. Mike Pence's controversial proposal to eliminate the property tax on business equipment and machinery, a move that would impact cities like Whiting. Read More

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 Business Personal Property Tax (BPPT) represents over 70 percent of all abatement supported, signed and implemented by a typical mayor and city council. The rationale is that these abatements create jobs at the selected tax-advantaged company. And mayors and council members have argued for years that these abatements do not shift the tax burden to others. Read More

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 On one of the coldest and snowiest days of winter recently, the front door of 2421 S. Mulberry St. stood wide open. Snow drifted into the front room. A worthless ADT security sign was posted in the front yard. Read More

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 It’s a simple relationship. Local governments and school districts rely on taxes to provide services. Read More

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 Gov. Pence is right when he says “The time has come to phase out the business personal property tax” to “spur new investment and growth.” Read More 

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence wants to eliminate the personal property tax for businesses, perhaps paying for it by increasing county income taxes. He's also talking about a very modest state income tax break. Read More

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Hoosiers who believe they overpaid their property taxes or were improperly denied a tax credit -- in any year since 2000 -- now can ask their county auditor to correct the error. Read More

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Gov. Mike Pence’s plan to eliminate the tax on business equipment would mean significantly higher taxes for other property owners if the state took no specific action to protect them, according to a new analysis. Read More

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Porter Regional Hospital's attempt to reduce the first assessed value of its new building at Ind. 49 and U.S. 6 backfired. Read More

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The Porter County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals is puzzling over tax-exempt status for a 36-acre site in Porter Township that also serves as a private home. Read More

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A New York-based coal mining company that has acquired the old Landree Mine in Wright Township will receive 10-year real property tax and personal property tax abatements following action by the Greene County Council. Read More

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's call to eliminate the personal property tax for businesses could end up raising taxes for homeowners and residents throughout the state, depending on how local governments react, according to a legislative report completed Monday. Read More

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