Indiana

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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 Retailer appealing assessment, which would shift $1 million in taxable value to others. Read More

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The Wayne County Board of Commissioners took an unusual step Thursday to collect unpaid property taxes for the former Reid Hospital site. Read More

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Midway through a hearing last week of the Porter County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals, member Vicki Urbanik cut to the quick. Read More

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A federal district court affirmed a bankruptcy court order that Lake County, Gary and other taxing units must pay the Majestic Star Casino LLC a $7.3 million property tax refund. 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 has backfired. Read More

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A business which made its home in Brookston for more than 50 years plans to move to Tippecanoe County. Read More

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North Port Business Centre is set to have a top-secret tenant. Read More

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A federal district court affirmed a bankruptcy court order that Lake County, Gary and other taxing units must pay the Majestic Star Casino LLC a $7.3 million property tax refund. Read More

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Indiana’s property tax caps have proven fruitful for property owners, who would’ve paid an additional $704 million to local governments this year if it weren’t for the constitutionally-enshrined caps. Read More

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The Indiana General Assembly is generous when giving away the revenues of local governments. The latest scheme, advocated by the politicians wielding power at the state level, is to give a nice tax break to businesses at the expense of local governments. They propose to get rid of the property tax on business equipment. Read More

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In trying to make Indiana more business-friendly, Gov. Mike Pence said he would like to eliminate the personal property tax. It's a costly endeavor. Read More

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Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax has received a frosty reception from the top elected officials in LaPorte County. Read More

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An independent appraiser has determined that Porter Regional Hospital, at Indiana 49 and U.S. 6 in Liberty Township, has an appraised value of $244.5 million. Read More

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Stop blaming tax caps

08 Aug 2013

In 2007, Indiana property owners united to challenge oppressive increases in property taxes. Although elected representatives still circumvent caps by increasing assessments and thinking of new taxes to impose above the caps, these law-abiding, taxpaying citizens were successful in causing state legislators to institute tax caps (now referred to as circuit breakers by those who cannot say “tax caps”). The circuit that the caps break is the continued confiscating of our hard-earned money. Read More

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The company that owns the Anderson Speedway in central Indiana is fighting county officials over its bill for more than $125,000 in overdue property taxes. Read More

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Members of the City-County Council voted not to get rid of the County property tax credit at a meeting Monday night. Read More

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Mayor Greg Ballard's attempt to raise property taxes $8 million a year by eliminating the homestead property tax credit in favor of more spending on sports facilities and public subsidies for the private development projects of his pay-to-play pals was rejected by the City-County Council tonight on a 11-18 vote. Read More

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