A House bill to eliminate all school property taxes would fall $1.5 billion short of generating enough money to replace the revenue existing property taxes raise, according to a report from Pennsylvania's Independent Fiscal Office. Read more

 Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is taking the lead in warning government agencies statewide about property tax compression, a once abstract economic threat that is now taking a very real toll on local budgets. Read more

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 State Question 758 would cap property tax assessment increases for owner-occupied homes and farm land at 3 percent per year. The current cap on assessment increases on all property is 5 percent. Read more

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 During the past couple of months, we have experienced some issues with our county Assessment Office such as the Aug. 15 Readers’ Forum article by Ms. Kerr. Read more

 Property values have plummeted in the wake of the Great Recession, yet homeowners in the Rock River Valley continue to pay more property taxes. Read more

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 A disagreement in the interpretation of a law is pitting Lake County Assessor Hank Adams against the county council. Read more

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 The North Bergen Commissioners at their meeting on Wednesday approved a 30-year tax abatement for a new project on River Road that will hold 293 rental apartments. Read more

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 The Town Council has unanimously approved a resolution granting a tax abatement request for Prime Conveyor, which is planning to expand its facility at 8903 Louisiana St. Read more

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 In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the Goliad School Board approved a proposed tax rate of $1.2165, up 3.15 cents from 2011-12. Read more

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 Lawmakers this week took another step toward curbing abuses of the state law that grants farmers a property tax break. Read more

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 Billionaire Tom Golisano will get a refund of about $150,000 for property taxes paid over four years on a Victor home. Read more

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 The Strawberry Village Shopping Center won a $69,000 tax break Friday — far less than it wanted. Read more

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 A move that placed three properties owned by the YMCA back on the tax rolls has landed city officials in a lawsuit. Read more

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 Property values in town have declined a bit over the past three years, according to the town Board of Assessors. Read more

 The Board of Assessors has finalized the rules so members of the National Guard or United States Reserves can receive a property tax abatement if they are activated and sent to a foreign country. Read more

 The Itasca County Board of Commissioners approved a property tax abatement for the expansion of a Grand Rapids manufacturing company that expects to provide additional job opportunities with wages of more than $18/hour. Read more

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 The home of Wichita City Council member and state Senate candidate Michael O’Donnell is going back on the tax rolls and his father’s church will get a bill for back taxes through 2010, the Sedgwick County Appraiser’s Office has ruled. Read more

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 Local school taxes are set to rise to the state-allowed maximum of 20 mills. Read more

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 Voters in Malvern and Brown Township are being asked to approve a 2-mill property tax Nov. 6 which would pay for fire protection in each community. Read more

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 Ben Hill County's property tax rate is going up and county officials say one of the reasons is a sharp decrease in property values. Read more

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Recent News

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:27am

Before county commissioners approve a 24.5 percent property tax rate increase for Hernando County residents they need to address the tax revenue lost from unrepaired sinkhole homes. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:28am

Cook County residents who claim homeowner exemptions they do not deserve will now face fines under a new law Gov. Pat Quinn signed this week. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:30am

Pam Carter says it's pretty simple: She just wants her money back. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:36am

Cheating on your property taxes in Miami-Dade County is getting riskier. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:37am
Fort Pierce City Commissioners on Monday gave the nod but not approval for a 15 percent property tax increase for the 2013-2014 budget year. Read More