Any doubt that Tractor Supply Co. would not receive a tax abatement on its planned $53 million office complex was unwittingly vanquished Monday night by an eager county commission. Read more

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 The Hudson Board of Education unanimously approved a tax abatement agreement with Industrial Land Partners, LLC. at its meeting on Monday. Read more

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 The Athens City Council approved a tax abatement Monday night for Alabama Green Lubricants LLC, which plans to build an oil re-refinery in the northern part of the city. Read more

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 The Ector County Commissioners took their final vote Monday on the county’s budget for the beginning of the upcoming fiscal year, and also approved the tax rate. Read more

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 Lavaca County's Marie Day has long been concerned about how her tax money is being spent. Read more

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 The deadline to appeal your property tax reassessment is this Monday, September 17. Read more

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 The city is investigating how a Greek Orthodox church in Queens has avoided paying at least eight years’ worth of property taxes on a discount store it owns. Read more

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 Texas public schools get about half of their money, on average, from property taxes. And when the property turns out to be sitting on top of the Eagle Ford Shale play, the sudden changes in wealth can produce fiscal temblors in the schools. Read more

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 The Granite City Council has voted to increase the amount it collects in property taxes by 4.9 percent, largely because of increases in pay, health insurance costs, and police and fire pensions. Read more

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  The city is considering borrowing $3.5 million to settle nearly 100 property tax appeals, including one from a luxury apartment complex on Route 4 that fought its assessment and is now owed a $1.2 million refund. Read more

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 A land owner in Ascension Parish said he worries that a local sales tax dispute could force a Fortune 500 company to abandon its development plans in Gonzales. Read more

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 Santa Rosa County is offering a property tax rebate of $78,000 to a company in Pace if it expands its employment by 26 employees. Read more

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 The reminders are coming more frequently now, but plenty of homeowners don't seem to have gotten the message. Read more

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 When it comes to paying taxes, some Tate County residents want everyone to pay their fair share. Read more

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 The politics of municipalities making discretionary decisions about which nonprofits deserve property tax exemptions can be very troubling. Read more

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 During a meeting Aug. 29, Eanes school board members voted to hold the tax rate constant at a total $1.2125 per $100 property evaluation for the 2012-13 fiscal year budget. Read more

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 Three San Gabriel Valley school districts are rolling out school bond measures in the upcoming November ballot in what political observers say includes a crowded field of tax hikes. Read more

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 Freeborn County residential and commercial business owners may see a decrease in their county property taxes in 2013 under the preliminary tax levy approved last week. Owners of farmland, however, may see an increase. Read more

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 In the recent unpublished opinion in Rosenberg v. City of Newark, Docket No. 018031-2009 (Tax Ct. August 16, 2012), a New Jersey Tax Court judge affirmed a property’s assessment after rejecting comparable sales evidence provided at trial by a pro seplaintiff as proof of the fair market value for his two-family rental property. Read more

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 Cook County’s taxpayers are footing the bill for private legal counsel to represent Joe Berrios — the Cook County assessor, who is also chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party — in his fight against accusations he violated anti-nepotism rules by putting his son and sister on the payroll, records show. Read more

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Recent News

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 5:15am

 A judge who ruled against a Mishawaka woman’s fight to hold on to her home sold for taxes also denied her attorney’s motion to reconsider the ruling late Friday — leaving the unemployed woman scrambling for options.Read More

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 5:21am

Princeton University makes income from royalties and commercial ventures, so it should lose tax-exempt status, according to a lawsuit filed against the Ivy League school by neighboring residents. New Jersey Tax Judge Vito Bianco on Thursday ruled the suit could proceed, rejecting an attempt by the Princeton, N.J.-based university to dismiss it, The Times of Trenton reports. Read More

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 5:22am

For years, we’ve criticized our City Council and mayor for approving millions of dollars in property tax breaks to a handful of large residential developers through the Multi-Family Tax Exemption (MFTE) program. The amount of these tax breaks now rivals our housing levy.  Read More

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 5:23am

When it comes to Cook County property taxes I am always amazed at how little Chicago realtors actually know about this topic. In fact, many real estate attorneys often don't know as much as they should. Well, with last week's release of the 2012 property tax rates for Chicago and the rest of Cook County by David Orr, Cook County Clerk, I decided it was time for me to attempt to demystify the subject and give you a preview of what you (if you live in Chicago) will probably find in your mailbox in a week or so when your get your property tax bill. Read More

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 5:24am

Ohio school districts are assessing the impact from the loss of a property tax break for homeowners who pay future local tax levies. Read More