The sixth amendment to be voted on the Nov. 6 general ballot deals with property tax exemptions for the city of New Iberia. Read more

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 The ground breaking ceremony for the expansion of BSI in Morton has been set for Monday, Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. at the site of the future new building near the company's warehouse at 231 Detroit Avenue. Read more

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 A proposed amendment on your Florida ballot calls for tax breaks for new homeowners, among other things. But what would that mean for local governments depending on that money for essential services?  Read more

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 Voters in King County Fire District 20, which includes the neighborhoods on West Hill, are voting in the Nov. 6 general election on an excess property-tax levy to ensure the district can maintain adequate service levels and staffing. Read more

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 The debate over the potential tax revenue from Gateway Pacific Terminal reveals a lot about the complexity of the property tax system and the role that industry plays in Whatcom County's tax base. Read more

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 Nodaway County officials have calculated the 83 different tax levies for the county’s tax bills which will be mailed to property owners next week. Read more

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 The average value of Toronto homes has risen 22.8% since 2008 and property taxes could rise as a result, according to the latest assessment by Ontario’s property appraisers. Read more

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 Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and fellow Republicans in the Legislature on Friday unveiled a proposed "property tax transparency" law designed to keep such taxes from rising automatically when a property values rise. Read more

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 The Marion County assessor says his office has finished recalculating bogus assessments for 6,370 homes that had been overvalued, many by 20 percent or more. Read more

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 The Marion County assessor says his office has finished recalculating bogus assessments for 6,370 homes that had been overvalued, many by 20 percent or more. Read more

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 The state of Colorado and Adams County Assessor Gil Reyes have agreed that the county undervalued its commercial warehouses by a total of $19 million. Read more

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 Fueled by Houston’s robust energy and oil and gas sectors combined with strategic planning, Fort Bend County job growth has increased 78.1 percent from 2000 to 2011, making it the second-fastest growing county in the nation in that period. Read more

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 The same provision in the Texas Constitution that protects farmers and ranchers from excessive taxes on the land it takes to produce food for a hungry population also helps some of Central Texas' wealthiest corporations save thousands of dollars when the tax man comes calling. Read more

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 Flint voters face a tough choice on Election Day. Read more

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 Declining property values and recently enacted property tax restrictions combined to push more local governments into potential financial distress, shows a state audit released earlier this month. Read more

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 The National Football League’s New York Giants sit atop their division. Their New Jerseyhometown is in the fiscal cellar. Read more

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 Six of Cape May County’s 16 municipalities awarded a record-setting dollar amount of assessment reductions in response to tax appeals this year, making 2012 the second-biggest blow to ratables since the market peaked in 2005. Read more

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 A lawsuit concerning the 2010 property values of a Lawton apartment complex is on hold. Read more

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 The settlement of a lawsuit more than a decade in the making means more than half a million dollars will soon be coming to a number of taxing districts throughout St. Landry Parish. Read more

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 Two fired property assessor employees filed a federal lawsuit this month against their former boss, Bill Boner, claiming sex discrimination and sexual harassment. Read more

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Recent News

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 8:00pm

Two Baltimore City Councilmen are formally calling on the state of Maryland to cover the costs of erroneous historic property tax credits that have cut revenue to the city over the past several years. Read More
 

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 8:03pm

Tal Flurry said if he ran the Harrison County Tax Assessor his office the way Biloxi wants him to he'd be breaking the law. Biloxi has accused Flurry of being inconsistent in assigning property values. In particular, city officials are upset about dozens of properties deemed worthless so owners pay no taxes on the structures. Read More

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 8:05pm

Blue booklets are available in the Clifton Senior Center for first time applicants only. Read More

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 6:42am

As part of implementing the new property tax based on plinth area, the Kochi corporation has started issuing new building numbers and furnishing data of buildings located in its area. The local body is aiming to complete the process by the end of the month. Read More

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 6:43am

Starting in just a few weeks, Huntington National Bank no longer will accept property-tax or utility payments at its branches. Read More