A law passed to reduce taxes for farmers is also being used to drastically cut tax bills by wealthy Tennessee residents who appear to do little farming. Read more

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  The Marion County Assessor says there's been a mistake in hundreds, possibly thousands of new property assessments. Read more

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 St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman and Pinnacle Entertainment, owner of the River City Casino in Lemay, have reached an agreement regarding 2010, 2011 and 2012 property value appeals brought by the casino. Read more

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 Roger Mick lives on an impressive sweep of land resembling the setting for the soap opera Dallas: 70 acres of manicured pastures surrounding a sprawling, 12,000-square-foot mansion with a tennis court and pool. Read more

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 Cleveland's proposed school tax would have very different costs in the district's diverse neighborhoods. Read more

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 Later this month, Travis County mails out 2012 property tax bills to homeowners. Those bills will be bigger than last year, but not by much. Tax rates have gone up, but those rates are applied to lower property values than in 2011, dampening some of the tax rate increases. Read more

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 The developer behind a controversial project in downtown Lansing owes more than $44,000 in back property taxes to the city and county, records show. Read more

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 After several years of budget cuts, employee furloughs and reduced hours at libraries because of a perpetual imbalance on the city's ledger, Denver officials think they have the answer, and they hope voters agree. Read more

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 The District’s chief tax appraiser resigned Monday amid controversy over reductions in the proposed assessments of hundreds of commercial properties that cut the city’s tax base by $2.6 billion. Read more

 A legislative study committee will examine the state’s property tax assessment system to determine if the state’s property tax caps are being manipulated. Read more

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 Mayoral Candidate Michael Ceremello owes $8,603.72 in property taxes. He was asked about it earlier this month. His answer is below. Read more

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 Property taxes in Lackawanna County would increase 4 percent next year under the tentative 2013 budget Commissioners Jim Wansacz and Corey O'Brien will unveil today, a relatively modest jump that will cost the average homeowner $31 annually. Read more

 The shimmering limestone tower at 15 Central Park West, where apartments routinely trade for upward of $20 million, has become symbolic of the most luxurious upper reaches of New York’s real estate market.  Read more

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 Texas isn’t a place you’d expect to see the words “equalized wealth,” but there they are in the state’s education code.  Read more

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 For three years, Central Bucks School District officials have been lamenting the tax revenue the district does not collect because property assessments are too low. Read more

 United Health Services Hospitals Inc. and the Town of Vestal are likely headed for a showdown in court after officials refused to grant the nonprofit a tax exemption on an $8.48 million property assessment for its new hospital clinic and the land it sits on. Read more

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 Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter chose not to increase the property tax collections his office will receive. Read more

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 Knox County Property Assessor Phil Ballard said that he plans to review the county's greenbelt tax breaks starting Nov. 5. Read more

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 A Salt Lake County employee has apologized for sending a racist email from his government account to a Sandy business owner. Read more

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 Crescent Resources vs. Williamson County: Decision before state Tennessee Board of Equalization found developer not entitled to discount because farming was "incidental'' and not "the primary purpose for which subject property is used or held.'' The 2008 ruling upheld assessor's revoking of tax break for 215-acre property in the intensely developed area near the Nissan building off Interstate 65 in Franklin. Portions of property were already developed. Read more

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Monday, July 29, 2013 - 1:17pm

If you were one of the more than 4,000 people who filed an online informal review to lower your property tax appraisal, look closely at your tax bill because it could be wrong. Read More

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 1:23pm

The value of Monterey County real estate on the property tax roll jumped by $1.8 billion — the healthiest boost in six years, county Assessor Stephen Vagnini said Thursday. Read More

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 1:24pm

Travis County's newly proposed budget has a slightly lower property tax rate but homeowners would still pay an average of $28 more each year on county property taxes. Read More

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 1:27pm

The Arizona attorney general ruled that a state statute dealing with a land dispute involving the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe is unconstitutional. Read More

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 1:28pm

The settlement of an ACLU lawsuit against the Missoula County Detention Center is one of the reasons Missoula County taxes will be on the rise in the near future. Read More