Tennessee

 Another $312,000 in missed property tax revenue for the county has been identified by the State Division of Property Assessment. Yesterday, the department identified 192 properties that it says were wrongly appraised for the 2012 tax year. All of those properties were included in the 197 identified in recent months as being undervalued through “excess depreciation.” Read more

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 Developers of the Westin Hotel near FedExForum and the Shelby County Assessor’s Office sparred over whether the luxury Downtown hotel should be taxed during a day-long hearing Wednesday before a state administrative law judge. Read more

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 Newly-elected Blount County Property Assessor Tim Helton is seeking to restore $255,866 in budget cuts made by his predecessor. Read more

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 Health care company HCA is relocating the headquarters of two of its business units to midtown Nashville in a move that could bring as many as 2,000 jobs to one of the largest commercial office developments in the city's history. Read more

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 Hawkins County commissioners said no Monday to a proposed property tax break of nearly $25,000 for the owner of a former Rogersville factory, defying the advice of the county’s delinquent tax attorney. Read more

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 With tax bills set to go in the mail next week, new Property Assessor Rob Mitchell said he is cutting significantly the number of contested appraisals set to go before an administrative judge. Read more

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 Walker County property owners won’t see a property tax increase in their tax bills this fall. Read more

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 Any doubt that Tractor Supply Co. would not receive a tax abatement on its planned $53 million office complex was unwittingly vanquished Monday night by an eager county commission. Read more

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 New Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell reached a settlement with the owners of Middle Point Landfill Thursday to place its appraisal value at $10.5 million. Read more

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 Jim Wright, chief executive officer of Tractor Supply Co., is expected to be there Monday evening when county commissioners decide whether to give his company a tax break worth up to $2 million. Read more

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 The Stewart County Budget & Finance Committee met on Aug. 27, coming out of the information-packed meeting with a recommendation for the County Commission to accept the 2012-13 budget as presented, which would mean a 22-cent tax hike for Stewart County property owners. Read more

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 Tax notices should be arriving in the mail this week for Sullivan County property owners, County Trustee Frances Harrell said last week. Read more

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 Like many counties in Tennessee, Sevier County generates significant portion of funds for county services through property taxation. Therefore, making an honest and accurate assessment of each parcel is crucial to overall operational procedures. Read more

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 Judge David Loughry dismissed new Democratic Property Assessor Rob Mitchell’s campaign sign vandalism charges against past Republican Property Assessor Bill Boner Tuesday. Read more

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 Tennessee Galvanizing Inc. plans soon to begin a $2.25 million expansion here that officials said should add 65 jobs over the next three years. Read more

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 Mayor Michael Dinwiddie wants to cut next year’s city property taxes by 23 percent. Read more

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 The reassessment of 197 properties in Putnam County will have financial impacts for the cities in which those properties lie as well. Read more

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 Anderson County's first woman mayor, sworn into office Friday afternoon, didn't mince words. Read more

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 Cripple Creek Farm’s 20-year tradition of entertaining school children and church groups throughout Rutherford County with exotic animals is coming to an end. Read more

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 The Dyersburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted by majority decision to raise property taxes by 15 cents at a called meeting in the upstairs conference room of City Hall on Wednesday morning.  Read more

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