The district attorney’s office has dismissed felony charges against two people implicated in the scandal that brought down McLennan County Tax Assessor-Collector Buddy Skeen. Read more

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 There will be no fewer than 11 referendums on this year's Florida ballot, each seeking to amend the state Constitution. Read more

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 Zeeland officials approved more job-creation efforts in the city, granting Gentex Corp. a 12-year tax abatement on an investment of more than $45.6 million. Read more

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 Camarillo Mayor Jan McDonald praised the city for weathering the economic recession better than other communities during her State of the City speech on Sept. 27. Read more

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 A proposal to amend the state constitution to limit the enactment of new taxes by state government. Read more

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 Talmadge Heflin of theTexas Public Policy Foundation recently spent more than one hour testifying before and answering questions from a state panel regarding a proposal to end the property tax in Texas and replace it with a higher sales tax. Heflin says businesses and residents would benefit. Read more

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 Although the Interior Minister Eleni Mavrou has gone on record as saying that small-time property owners would not be hit by a rise in property tax, the government is proposing to lower the threshold at which Immovable Property Tax becomes payable from €120,000 to €40,000.  Read more

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 Residents in Oneida County are looking at a 2.95 percent tax increase for the 2013 year, said Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente on Friday as he unveiled his proposed $371 million county budget. Read more

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 Property taxes are set to increase in Portugal next year, as part of a package of austerity measures introduced by the nation. Read more

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 School and municipal attorneys strongly object to a request by operators of two new East Stroudsburg University dorms for a full property tax exemption worth $650,000 per year, calling the justification an "elaborate" accounting avoidance scheme. Read more

 A request for a Community Reinvestment Area tax break is off the table for developers of a proposed assisted living facility on the site of a former Van Wert hotel. Read more

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 Kenner lowered its property tax 3.4 percent Thursday to avoid harvesting more revenue amid rising real estate values.  Read more

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 More than $33 million in new development over the last two years was never placed on the city’s property tax rolls because building officials failed to report they had approved it, costing this nearly broke city $300,000 in property tax revenues, the city’s fiscal overseer said yesterday. Read more

 Tangipahoa Parish Assessor Joaquin “Jr.” Matheu saids he’s only had one disabled veteran take advantage of the double homestead exemption available to those veterans who can prove they are disabled. Read more

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 Christopher Keefe, the city's former principal assessor, has filed a wrongful termination suit against the city over his dismissal Feb. 8 by the mayor. Read more

 The head of internal affairs for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer abruptly resigned Thursday, less than a week before he was expected to testify before the D.C. Council about deficiencies in the city’s tax office. Read more

 It seems the Lake Alfred City Commission is doing what the Polk County Value Adjustment Board refused to do earlier this year, which is to call out owners of property who are claiming and getting greenbelt tax breaks on land in developed subdivisions. Read more

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 Mayor Vaughn D. Spencer, angry at the city's outside consultants who he said forced an austerity plan on the city at the last minute, on Wednesday presented a $73.4 million proposed 2013 budget that includes a 15 percent property tax hike. Read more

 Developers in Harper Woods have bought the city's entire stock of properties slated for tax foreclosure. Read more

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 This is important information that very few people seem to know about. On June 28, 2012, the Governor signed a bill (H.B. 209) which made changes in the State’s Senior Property Tax Program. Read more

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Friday, August 2, 2013 - 5:17am

The company that owns the Anderson Speedway in central Indiana is fighting county officials over its bill for more than $125,000 in overdue property taxes. Read More

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 5:19am

Governor Martin O'Malley's "O' Say Can You See" Political Action Committee is raking in the dough. Some Baltimore lawmakers are calling for the state to compensate the city for errors in the historic-property tax credit program. A group of Ocean City residents is taking the town’s new parking meters to the ballot box. Plus: a legal action over Baltimore sewage overflows, summer heat-related deaths, Baltimore public pools to stay open an extra three weeks, Cohen runs for second term as Annapolis mayor, and more. Read More

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 5:21am

I read Washoe County School District board of trustees’ Dave Aiazzi’s breakdown of his property taxes [”School Zone: My property tax bill dissected,” July 31]. I assume it was to justify current property taxes and possible increases for schools. Read More

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 5:23am

 Who is to blame for a late installment payment to Valero as part of its property tax refund after a court ruled that the refining company overpaid on its 2011 taxes on its Texas City refinery? Read More

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 5:24am

Petitioner Barrister Mian Bilal submitted that the provincial government planned to levy the tax on residential properties in areas specified as Category A under the Punjab Urban Immovable Property Tax Act, 1958. Read More