St. Landry Parish will receive $501,710 as its part of a $68.8 million settlement of a long-running dispute between three natural gas pipeline companies and 52 Louisiana parish tax assessors. Read more

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 Taupe paint peels off the weathered front and side of 2375 Wiard Court in Ypsilanti Township. Windows are missing from a porch covering added long ago. Read more

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 The Florida Democratic Party is targeting Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) for late tax payments on a number of properties affiliated with Southerland's business, rehashing an old attack launched by his 2010 opponent that didn't quite stick. Read more

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 A Staten Island judge overreached when he ordered two veteran builders to reimburse a pair of homebuyers who were ineligible for property-tax breaks, an appellate court has ruled. Read more

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 Early voting began in Travis County today, including voting on Central Health's Prop 1. Read more

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 The “NO on One” Committee hosted its kickoff canvass event at Somersworth High School Saturday morning to challenge a proposed tax cap for the city. Read more

 When Texas broke away from Mexico in 1836, its declaration of independence cited disenchantment with a meager public education system that is under attack again — this time by some 600 school districts whose grievances will go before a state district judge here on Monday. Read more

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 While Sandy Creek Joint Fire District has existed for nearly a year, Minerva-area voters are being asked to secure its existence by approving a 4-mill tax levy Nov. 6. Read more

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 Kalamazoo voters on Nov. 6 will decide whether to renew a property tax to fund bus service in the city of Kalamazoo for three years. Read more

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 In the days after Hutto school district voters rejected a 6-cent property tax rate increase last year, Superintendent Douglas Killian shuttered an elementary school, laid off employees and turned off the lights in his own office to reduce electricity costs. Read more

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 The proposed property tax to support Munroe Regional Medical Center has attracted a full-scale opponent. Read more

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 A statewide survey suggests Kansans want lower property taxes before an income tax cut, the opposite of what the Kansas Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback enacted this year. Read more

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 Ted Marvel pays $4,900 in annual property taxes on his 1,000-square-foot home in the heart of Collingswood. Read more

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 Last year, after an extended and highly public battle that included mass protests by supporters of Community Unit District 300, Sears Holdings Corp. won state approval of millions of dollars in tax breaks for its Hoffman Estates headquarters. Read more

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 The dropping prices of solar panels have bolstered installations of solar systems in Tennessee. But some industry experts say clashes with electric-power distributors and various local zoning and building regulations threaten to put a damper on potential projects. Read more

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 Magna Exteriors USA Inc. last week was granted a seven-year tax abatement on the company's 140,000-square-foot addition in Howell Township. Read more

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 As the town becomes more populated, farmland is under continuous threat of development, but is it good for the town’s financial health if farmland is donated to non-profits and taken off the tax rolls? Read more

According to an investigation by The Knoxville News Sentinel, wealthy individuals — including corporate CEOs and country music stars — are taking advantage of a loophole in Tennessee law to claims huge tax breaks on their property.  Read more

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 Before the Indianapolis City-County Council adopted its budget Oct. 15, Republicans argued passionately to end a property-tax subsidy for the wealthy, and Democrats resisted. Read more

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 What happens if local voters don’t pass a property tax funding proposal for the countywide flood control zone? Read more

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Recent News

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:43am

Yet another lawsuit has been filed in connection with the Town of Oxford’s 2012 sale of a Hawley Road property at the center of a tax dispute. Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:44am

While it is not surprising, it is staggering. DeWitt County Appraisal District delivered the newest appraised values to all the taxing entities here last week.

   Because of the Eagle Ford Shale production, mineral values increased by at least $1 billion over last year for one-third of those taxing bodies. Read More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:45am

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors has proposed a property tax rate of 29.4 cents per $100 valuation for 2014, the fourth consecutive year the township has proposed a property tax rate decrease. Read More

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:46am

With little public opposition, the Sarasota County School Board voted Tuesday to raise the property tax rates in order to help pay for teacher raises. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:14am

Shelby County Commissioners approved a $4.38 county property tax rate Monday, July 22, ending a budget season that spilled into the first 22 days of the new fiscal year. Read More