Property owners can expect another year of decreased home values and higher tax rates, according to City Assessor Tom Caputi. Read more

 Cedar County Assessor Dan Lett and his staff are trying to figure out how many properties have been listed with incorrect values in the county’s computer system. Read more

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 The West Virginia Ethics Commission announced two sanctions Oct. 4 for two public officials. Read more

 Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios is thumbing his nose at a subpoena issued by the county’s Inspector General seeking documents about an employee who allegedly received an illegal property tax break. Read more

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  The owners of the Palladium have been successful in getting some relief from the 229 percent increase in the assessed valuation of the downtown entertainment venue. Read more

 A Buffalo developer will get the 10-year tax abatement package it says it needs to proceed with the second phase of Creek Wood Apartments. Read more

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 A Saginaw manufacturing company was granted a 12-year tax abatement by Saginaw City Council Monday night for improvements and equipment being purchased for facilities on E. Holland. Read more

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 Ten-year property tax abatement was granted Monday by Princeton’s Common Council to a private developer seeking to build a senior housing project. Read more

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 The Dow Chemical Co. plans to invest $12 million to expand and extend the life of facilities within its Michigan Operations site to support one of its water purification products. Read more

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 We applaud the City Council's decision Tuesday to approve an incentives package for the downtown Lichtenstein building redevelopment project. Eight years of tax abatements is the least the council could do, considering. Read more

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 The developer of an upscale banquet hall has broken new ground by being the first to be granted a real estate tax abatement package for a commercial, rather than industrial, enterprise. Read more

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 It is reported that ProCoil, a Canton company and auto industry steel supplier, has begun a rebound after narrowly surviving an economic tsunami that had forced the firm to slash its workforce from more than 100 employees to just 25. Read more

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 A law passed to reduce taxes for farmers is also being used to drastically cut tax bills by wealthy Tennessee residents who appear to do little farming. Read more

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  The Marion County Assessor says there's been a mistake in hundreds, possibly thousands of new property assessments. Read more

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 St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman and Pinnacle Entertainment, owner of the River City Casino in Lemay, have reached an agreement regarding 2010, 2011 and 2012 property value appeals brought by the casino. Read more

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 Roger Mick lives on an impressive sweep of land resembling the setting for the soap opera Dallas: 70 acres of manicured pastures surrounding a sprawling, 12,000-square-foot mansion with a tennis court and pool. Read more

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 Cleveland's proposed school tax would have very different costs in the district's diverse neighborhoods. Read more

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 Later this month, Travis County mails out 2012 property tax bills to homeowners. Those bills will be bigger than last year, but not by much. Tax rates have gone up, but those rates are applied to lower property values than in 2011, dampening some of the tax rate increases. Read more

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 The developer behind a controversial project in downtown Lansing owes more than $44,000 in back property taxes to the city and county, records show. Read more

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 After several years of budget cuts, employee furloughs and reduced hours at libraries because of a perpetual imbalance on the city's ledger, Denver officials think they have the answer, and they hope voters agree. Read more

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Recent News

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:30am

A judge has upheld the validity of a state law that grants a property tax exemption to Elliott Aviation. Read More

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:33am
Here are the businesses or people seeking the largest declines in property tax assessments this year. Read More
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:35am

A federal district court affirmed a bankruptcy court order that Lake County, Gary and other taxing units must pay the Majestic Star Casino LLC a $7.3 million property tax refund. Read More

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:36am

An attorney for four salt dome operators in Assumption Parish charged Tuesday that Assessor Wayne “Cat” Blanchard is abusing due process rules and ignoring state law in a push to assign new values to underground salt dome caverns. Read More

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 8:38am

Holyoke City Council will meet Tuesday night after paying off some of its old debts Monday night. Read More