When the ax falls

26 Nov 2012

 Los Angeles Assessor John Noguez is but one in a flurry of assessors who have felt the sharp edge of the ax, after somebody eyeballed their property valuations, which are based solely upon "reasonable" appraisals of the market values of specific properties; after which the assessor (most likely one of his deputies) places an assessed value (commonly called the AV) on the appraised valuation of the properties market value. Read more

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 Mecklenburg Tax Assessor Garrett Alexander resigned Tuesday night, a casualty of the continuing storm over the 2011 revaluation that has infuriated residents countywide. Read more

 The approval allows Boeing to have a 50-percent tax reduction for the next five years , on the taxable value of the investment. Read more

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 Trilogy Health Services has been granted a three-year tax abatement. Read more

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 Under an agreement approved by City Council earlier this month, Hyland Software will create more than 700 new jobs resulting in more than $70 million in additional payroll. Read more

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 Last-minute change to proposed abatement for hotel to be constructed in South Windsor leads company executive to further discuss plan. Read more

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 Larimer County commissioners approved a $465,000 tax break for Avago Technologies Wireless Manufacturing on Tuesday, one month after the city of Fort Collins granted the company $4.5 million in tax rebates associated with the planned expansion that is expected to create 135 jobs here. Read more

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 Leaders from Johnson County’s Statehouse delegation said Monday they’ll focus on property tax reform and a handful of education issues during next year’s session, which begins Jan. 14. Read more

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 Citing weariness over a difficult political climate in town in recent years, Karen Rassais has resigned as the town’s chief assessor. Read more

 Ste. Genevieve County Assessor’s Office and Mississippi Lime Company have resolved a portion the company’s 2011 assessment appeal case before the case was heard by the Missouri State Tax Commission, concluding the case without a hearing. Read more

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 Colorado County Commissioners’ Court conducted a public hearing during their Nov. 13 meeting to consider a tax abatement request by KW International. Read more

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 Heartland Pet Food Manufacturing Incorporated is currently in the early stages of building a new facility. It is located at the corner of E 32nd street and County Road 190, just on the edge of Joplin's eastern city limits. Read more

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 If your Chenango Valley property tax bill seemed a little higher than expected, that’s because it was. Read more

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 State lawmakers have a serious trust issue to contend with as they work on the repeal of Michigan's personal property tax during the Legislature's upcoming lame-duck session, according to a survey released today. Read more

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 A former Monongalia County official is facing ethics charges that he used his public office for private gain. Read more

  The full 80-page 2011 Revaluation Review Report will be presented to Mecklenburg County Commissioners on Tuesday. Read more

 Following a fire that destroyed its Wichita facility in the spring, Viking Corporation has found a new home in Rose Hill. Read more

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 Last week, we told you that the results of Pearson Appraisal Service's audit of Mecklenburg County's 2011 revaluation were on the way. Read more

 Recommendations that could touch the lives of every Kentucky taxpayer — from changing the state income and sales tax rates to increasing the cigarette tax — may be finalized Monday when Gov. Steve Beshear’s tax reform commission gathers for what members say is likely to be its most important meeting. Read more

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 When Nagpur Municipal Corporation(NMC) proposed capital value-based property tax system, it promised that the burden on residential tax payers will not be more than twice the existing tax, and thrice the present tax for commercial taxpayers.  Read more

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