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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 The Santa Teresa Country Club and most of the land containing its two golf courses are set for auction Wednesday to recover more than half a million dollars in overdue taxes. Read more

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 Hundreds of Jefferson County residents are receiving property tax bills with an erroneous note that their property has a tax lien and has been purchased by an investor, the county's tax collector said today. Read more

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 One issue that won’t go away in Illinois’ 12th congressional race: taxes. Read more

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 The new owners of the former Automotive Components Holding plant on US- 12 won the transfer and extension of tax abatements on real and personal property worth more than $102 million. Read more

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 Hillsborough County missed more than $130 million in revenue by regularly decreasing its property tax rate over the last 18 years. Read more

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 The defunct Jones Brewing Co. in Smithton apparently has a new suitor, but Westmoreland County officials are staying mum on the buyer’s identity. Read more

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 For most of the last four decades, Minnesota political candidates -- mostly DFLers -- have argued that the state’s property taxes are out of control and have pledged to rein them in if elected. Read more

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 One issue that won't go away in Illinois' 12th congressional race: taxes. Read more

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 Senate President Pro Tem Brent Hill predicted Thursday that the 2013 Legislature will repeal the tax long targeted by business groups. Read more

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 As of Thursday, Albany County owed the second-largest delinquent 2013 tax bill in the Albany City School District — a $251,000 debt, plus mounting interest, that may or may not ever be paid. Read more

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Recent News

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:20am

The developer of a proposed $17 million, 96-unit apartment building slated for a Montgomery County parking lot in Norristown has been denied $1,020,581 in low-income housing tax credits requested from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:21am

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today her office has urged some 73,000 property owners to pay delinquent bills immediately to avoid their unpaid taxes from being offered for auction at the Annual Tax Sale in August. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:22am

The competition between local governments and community non-profits for scarce resources is being played out once again, this time in a small town in Illinois, some 200 miles southwest of Chicago on the Iowa border. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:23am

Economist Tyler Cowen’s op-ed in the NYT explained that increasing inequality is more about wealth than income. It’s less about celebrities pulling in superstar incomes and more about the economy’s fruits accruing to capital – capital gains, patents and intellectual property, land, etc. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:23am

Most of the $2.7 million reduction of property values in Platte County from this year’s protests came from the New World Inn and Conference Center. Read More