Iowa

 Leaders from Johnson County’s Statehouse delegation said Monday they’ll focus on property tax reform and a handful of education issues during next year’s session, which begins Jan. 14. Read more

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 A nearly 40-minute discussion about a contested minimum assessment agreement and property taxes during Monday night's Storm Lake City Council meeting accomplished little for the new owner of the failed Regency condo site. Read more

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 The $1.7 billion expansion of CF Industries’ Port Neal fertilizer complex may mean a break in property taxes for land owners in the Sergeant Bluff-Luton school district. Read more

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 Woodbury County reeled in the single largest capital investment in Iowa history Thursday when CF Industries announced a $1.7 billion expansion of its Port Neal fertilizer complex. Read more

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 Cedar County Assessor Dan Lett and his staff are trying to figure out how many properties have been listed with incorrect values in the county’s computer system. Read more

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 A group of Monona County landowners gathered Tuesday morning to protest a drastic increase in property taxes this year. Read more

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 It's the largest single capital investment ever in Iowa - and it's happening in Lee County. Wednesday county officials made another offer to an Egyptian company with more incentives, and the company took them up on that offer. Read more

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 The Chickasaw County Assessor’s Office and Assessor Doug Welton are announcing that the door-to-door inspections of all properties in Chickasaw County will begin approximately on Sept. 10. Read more

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 A change in Linn County’s property tax statements has prompted a flood of calls from residents who haven’t closely read their bills. Read more

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 A new soil study has changed the land values here in Monona County and hill farmers in the Loess Hills area feel, they've got the bad end of the bargain. Read more

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 The bills are in the mail — and, for the minority of you who don’t pay your property taxes through a mortgage payment, paying them is expected to be slightly easier this year. Read more

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 National issues, such as a new Farm Bill, and state issues, such as commercial property tax, mental health regionalization, an increased gas tax and educational reform, topped discussion during a GOP fundraiser at West Links Golf Course on Aug. 18, featuring Congressman Steve King, Iowa House Representative Gary Worthan and Iowa Senate candidate Mark Segebart. Read more

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 Although early property tax payments have begun rolling in, Des Moines County supervisors are facing a budget crunch. Read more

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 Due to the owner's delinquency in paying his property taxes, the Tama Building, an anchor in downtown Burlington, has been repossessed by Oak Helm Partners, a Davenport -based investor and property management firm. Read more

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 As voters ponder the local option sales tax renewal this Tuesday, opinions abound about the penny tax's vitality, or lack thereof, to the city's ailing finances. Read more

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 Iowa District Court for Carroll County ruled that the property tax assessment for Hy-Vee in Carroll was accurate after an appeal of the amount was made by Hy-Vee and Davis –HV-LLC. Read more

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 Some property owners may see their tax levy rate decrease while others could see an increase under the terms of a Dakota Valley School District budget proposal. Read more

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 A tentative development agreement has been struck between Algona Community Schools and a developer, that will see the former O.B. Laing Middle School and annex turned into apartments. Read more

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 The Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted today to grant the Agudas Achim Congregation a nearly $26,000 tax abatement, setting a policy of granting such abatement to tax-exempt religious institutions in the future. Read more

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 An electrical parts distributor was awarded tax credits by the Iowa Economic Development Authority after presenting its application before the board, Friday. Read more

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