Amendments exempting single house owners from the property tax will be overlooked in the tax legislation that will be implemented starting 2013, say head of Egypt's tax authority. Read more

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 The Comptroller’s office will offer a free webinar on open-space land on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The webinar will provide an overview of the legal requirements for appraising open-space land. Productivity values from open-space land, such as agriculture and timberland, are determined by the appraisal process. Read more

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 Various factors have caused the tax rate in the Gilbert Public Schools district to jump 40 percent this year, the highest increase in at least 30 years. Read more

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 Among the issues on November's ballot for Kansans is a proposed constitutional amendment to tax watercraft differently from other types of property. Read more

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 This week, we asked the insiders about money — sales taxes, property taxes, casinos, and tax reform. Read more

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 Cumberland County might need a 22.5 percent property tax increase to get through 2013, county commissioners were told Monday during a budget presentation given by Chief Clerk Dennis Marion and Finance Director Dana Best. Read more

 Minnesota lakeshore residents are changing tactics in the fight against aquatic invasive species - they're taxing themselves. Read more

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 Volunteer firefighters and other first-responders could be rewarded with special tax breaks under bill approved by the state House of Representatives. Read more

 The Quorum Court Budget Committee warned county employees not to expect a raise next year and told department heads to cut budgets by 10 percent. Read more

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 Northport Village will consider a resolution at Monday night's Board of Trustees meeting to settle lawsuits from eight property owners who claim that their homes were improperly assessed. Read more

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 More than a year after the uproar over property reassessments in Greene County, the first lawsuit challenging the valuation system has surfaced. Read more

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 What a difference three-tenths of a percent makes. Well, almost three-tenths. Dallas County Tax Assessor-Collector John R. Ames at this morning’s county commissioners said his office this year collected taxes from the highest percentage of property owners in county history. Read more

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 The Premcor Pipeline Co. and Valero Energy Corp. claim the Jefferson County Appraisal District has valued their property too high and, in turn, charged them too much in taxes. Read more

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 The Humble City Council continued with its previously approved ad valorem tax rate for all taxable property within the corporate limits of the City of Humble as of January 1, 2012. Read more

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 Good chemistry: A year after buying International Speciality Products in a $3.2 billion deal, Ashland Inc. is making major investments in its Texas City facility. Read more

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 They’re (heading) back. Amazon.com is about to start opening distribution centers in Texas. Read more

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 The Greenville City Council had a public hearing Monday to discuss creating an industrial facility district and approving an industrial facilities tax exemption for the new 57 Brew Pub and Bistro. Read more

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 Indiana's growing wine industry may receive another boost as a northeast Indiana winery looks to expand. Country Heritage Winery and Vineyard in LaOtto is seeking tax abatement on an $825,000 project. Read more

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 The owner of the former Dixie Cup plant is seeking a temporary tax abatement in hopes of finally spurring redevelopment of the vacant 10-acre site. Read more

 Property values have fallen nearly 20 percent in the past three years. As a result, the Somonauk School District’s annual revenues, which are derived primarily from property taxes, have fallen by more than $1.2 million. Read more

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:52am

Many choose to live along the calming waters of Canandaigua Lake as an escape from the daily grind or summer refuge. Read More
 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:53am

Government-sponsored incentives often can help establish a business and create jobs, but views vary on how much they benefit a community long term -- especially when businesses that receive those incentives start laying off workers. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:54am

After a 39 percent cut last year, the proposed Avon Park city budget for 2014 shows a tentative 92 percent drop in property taxes to 30 cents per $1,000 of assessed property. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:56am

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Unlike New Jersey, where overall property levies have risen even faster, school millages in Pennsylvania constitute a heftier share of the annual property-tax bill. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:57am

Opponents of a bill that would have given property tax breaks to home builders are relieved that Gov. Lincoln Chafee has vetoed the legislation. The bill would have limited the amount of property taxes that commercial builders of speculative housing would have to pay. The governor vetoed a similar bill last year. Read More