State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville), filed legislation today to limit the growth of property taxes, prohibit the use of eminent domain for recreational purposes and to significantly reform the state's welfare system. Read more

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 As more land in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County is gobbled up by nonprofit corporations, it's worth re-examining the financial impact of so much tax-exempt property, as Allegheny County Council plans to do at a public hearing Dec. 5. Read more

 China’s stocks fell to the lowest level in seven weeks after the Xinhua News Agency reported the government may expand a property tax trial and Haitong Securities Co. said retailers may post weak sales this month. Read more

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 L.A. business owners — who later received tax cuts — were the main donors to an account Noguez held as Huntington Park councilman, records show. Read more

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 Cottleville Fire Chief Rob Wylie predicted a better outcome for Proposition CARES the second time around. Read more

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 Borough Council will review a proposed spending plan for Carlisle during a public meeting Monday night. Under consideration is a new local levy, a fire tax. Read more

 If GOP lawmakers put 11 proposed changes to the state constitution on Tuesday’s ballot to drive voters to the polls, some might say their plan was a success. Read more

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 Nonprofits in America range from small community charities to large national and international organizations and universities, hospitals, art museums, religious institutions and more. Read more

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 Decision on sending letters to non-profit groups tabled for discussion Nov. 27. Read more

 The mere mention of county Assessor John Noguez around his old haunts in Huntington Park exposes deep divisions in the city of 58,000 that lies on west bank of the Los Angeles River. Read more

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 Two Springfield City School board members voted against a tax abatement deal between the city and Community Mercy Health Partners on a new $14.9 million medical office building because the district will lose about $1.2 million in revenue over the next 10 years. Read more

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 The Fiatallis tax increment financing district expired on Wednesday, 23 years to the day after it was created. Read more

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 New Jersey officials announced Friday several extensions and waivers to those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Read more

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 With Democrats winning control of the Minnesota Legislature in Tuesday's election, Gov. Mark Dayton now has an opportunity to overhaul Minnesota's tax system. Read more

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 Proposed property tax increases were approved by voters in Georgetown, Hamilton, and Wenham and shot down in Newbury in local ballot questions at Tuesday’s state election. Read more

 A new Pennsylvania law allows local governments to take control of blighted properties and cancel tax liens and bank foreclosures so the land can be sold to responsible owners or developers willing to improve hard-luck neighborhoods. Read more

 A luxury home in Los Ranchos – listed for sale at $7 million – was billed only $25 this year in property taxes. Annual property taxes would exceed $83,000 if the property were assessed at $7 million, according to the county’s online tax calculator. Read more

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 A nearly 40-minute discussion about a contested minimum assessment agreement and property taxes during Monday night's Storm Lake City Council meeting accomplished little for the new owner of the failed Regency condo site. Read more

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 ExxonMobil Corp. announced Friday that it will pay its 2012 Yellowstone County property tax bill of $5.5 million. Read more

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 The tax collector's office makes a mistake, and it means you as a taxpayer will have to pick up the tab. Read more

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Recent News

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:54am

Kent County is suing Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids for unpaid hotel taxes dating back to 2011. Read More

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:56am

A company in Milford Township will enjoy a tax abatement on a new facility to be built in the municipality. In a meeting last week, the Township Board approved the 12-year, 50% tax abatement for Kennedy Industries, which produces equipment and controls for managing water, wastewater, and industrial processes. Read More

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:58am

 Amidst all the talk about downtown development and improvements, there's another commercial area in the central city that feels a bit left out: Business Loop 70. Read More

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 5:59am

Gov. Dave Heineman is again thinking big when it comes to tax relief, calling on the Nebraska Legislature to pass a multiyear program of tax cuts that would rival the $425 million package of tax reductions signed into law in 2007. Read More

Monday, December 30, 2013 - 6:00am

Ravenna’s economy was dealt a tough blow in 2013 when the second of its largest employers shut down its factory. Read More