The Erie County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals has denied a property tax exemption for the Jefferson Educational Society, though the board also reduced the assessed value of the local think tank's property to $900,000 from $2 million. Read More
Owners of a Wilkes-Barre commercial property owe $172,291 in delinquent real estate taxes dating back to 2005, but Luzerne County’s tax claim operator can’t sell the place due to a pending bankruptcy. Read More
IF YOU THINK the infamous traffic pileup on the George Washington Bridge was bad, check out hearing room 300E in the Curtis Center at 6th and Walnut streets, where Philadelphia property owners go to appeal their new real-estate tax assessments. Read More
Property taxes are a burden for homeowners in these tough economic times. But, they are also an important revenue source for governments, making up 34.6 percent of total local revenues, and nearly 64 percent of local own-source revenue. Read More
Township supervisors recently approved a 2014 budget that will raise property taxes by .2 mills, or about $30 for the average homeowner, primarily because of a pending Coventry Mall tax reassessment. Read More
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