A Racine program asking churches and other tax-exempt nonprofits to pay taxes anyway has so far come up empty. Read more

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 A leading opponent of a proposed $293,000 property tax override in Newbury is calling into question one of the measure’s biggest proponents — Selectmen Chairman Joe Story, saying he owes the town nearly $10,000 in back property taxes. Read more

 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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 Most property owners in Upper Kittitas County cities and in other, selected county areas will see a drop — averaging 20 to 60 percent — in the valuation of their property for tax purposes as they read revaluation notices recently mailed by the county Assessor’s Office. Read more

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 McMinn County's Property Assessor office is being tight lipped about accusations that Property Assessor Jerry Anderson was caught shoplifting last month. However, residents are approaching the issue differently. Read more

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 Two bitter political foes — one the current Roane County property assessor and the other his predecessor — are bickering over a building's value, with the amount of property taxes owed at stake. Read more

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 Nonprofit hospitals in Oregon are increasingly pushing to take newly acquired property off public tax rolls, and assessors in cash-strapped counties are pushing back. Read more

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 Supporters of embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, who was charged last month in a sweeping corruption case for allegedly reducing property assessments in exchange for cash, are now being asked to donate money so he can make bail. Read more

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 For the first time, Clinton County has put Ganienkeh property up for tax auction. Read more

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 A tax break for Tennessee’s solar industry violates the state constitution because it favors certain taxpayers, state Attorney General Robert Cooper said Friday, jeopardizing the future viability of the credit. Read more

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 BoatUS is urging Kansas boaters to head to the polls Tuesday and vote "yes" on a boat property tax amendment that would allow the legislature to reduce or even remove the personal property tax paid on boats. Read more

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 The poorest school districts in Texas tax at a rate that is nearly 8 percent higher than the state's wealthiest districts but receive 35 percent less in per student funding, potentially contributing to lower standardized tests scores and higher dropout rates, an expert testified Thursday during a much-watched school finance case. Read more

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 Croatia plans to introduce next year a 2 percent tax on property next year to narrow its budget deficit and encourage owners to utilize their assets, according to two government officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. Read more

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 Mayor Paul Dyster‘s proposed budget for 2013 contains both an 8.3 percent 
tax hike for residents and layoffs in the city’s work force. Read more

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 A task force established by the Florida Legislature last spring is charged withmaking recommendations for equitable funding of charters and other schools operated by a school district. Read more

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 If tax values to some Mecklenburg County properties are changed because of inequities found in a review of the 2011 revaluation, most homeowners shouldn’t expect a change in their tax bills right away. Read more

 If approved by voters in November, Denver Measure 2A would remove property tax revenue limitations imposed by Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), resulting in a forever and unlimited tax increase for Denver property owners. Read more

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 The Capital Improvement Board is appealing what they say amounts to a $15 million, end-of-the-year tax bill. Read more

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 For two years, homeowners have felt lied to, deceived, even taken by Mecklenburg County's 2011 property revaluation. That's why the Board of County Commissioners hired an outside firm to investigate what's now widely accepted as a flawed process. Read more

 After a year of dispute, the Dekalb County Assessor and Wind Capital Group have taken their arguments to the courtroom. Read more

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Recent News

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:46am
Oklahoma public schools stand to lose about $40 million this year because of new tax exemptions that have primarily benefited telecommunications companies, utilities and railroads, according to Oklahoma Tax Commission estimates. Read More
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:48am

School property taxes may be going up even more than first expected. Read More

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:49am

Greece’s real estate agent association Omase warned against a possible collapse of the sector in big cities because of new property taxes in a controversial law submitted to parliament. Read More

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:51am

Storm Mountain Ranch owners failed in their appeal to keep agricultural tax status for the building envelopes of their luxury homes but succeeded in reducing the valuation of that land. Read More

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:53am
State Sen. Lindsey Tippins wants to know if the Georgia Constitution allows a county agency to give tax breaks to developers without input from the school system when those special tax deals slash future school revenue. Read More