The owners of Aviation Mall will pay about $200,000 less in Queensbury school taxes this fall under a settlement of a property assessment lawsuit which reduces the assessment on nine parcels from $30.92 million to $20.21 million. Read more

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 Most city property owners will see their taxes have risen by more than 3 percent when the bills arrive in the mail in a week. Read more

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 West Virginia tax officials told the Kanawha County Assessor's Office that they made a nearly $1.9 million mistake in calculating the appraisal for coal reserves near Winifrede. Read more

 The value of all assessed, taxable property on the 2012-13 assessment roll in Campbell increased by 2.2 percent from the previous year, the county assessor's office reported in July. Read more

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 The state is suspending Donald Johnson's license to appraise residential real estate, but he'll still be making decisions about the taxable values of Fulton County properties as a Board of Assessors member. Read more

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 The Johnson County Board of Commissioners on Thursday adopted a $815.1 million budget for the 2013 fiscal year, holding the property tax rate at 23.118 mills. The county’s mill levy — the tax rate assessed to property — has been steady since 2007. Read more

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 Residents who live in the Caddo Levee District, no longer have to worry about a tax increase. Thursday morning, the Caddo Levee Board decided to rescind the 3.21 mill property tax and replace it with a zero mill tax. Read more

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 After talking about it for more than a year, Empire school officials have taken some steps to relieve their community's tax burden. Read more

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 A Merrillville lawyer is vowing to stop an upcoming Lake County treasurer's office tax sale or at least save his office from being auctioned off because its owners haven't paid taxes in 16 years. Read more

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 At their first regular evening meeting, the Lubbock City Council discussed the City’s tax rate, and set dates for public hearings. Read more

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 The City Of Suwanee is poised to lower the millage rate (which is used to set property taxes) in 2012. It would be the third straight year the city has lowered the benchmark property rate. Read more

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 Property owners in Brevard County’s two largest cities will see property tax rates either at or lower than this year’s. Read more

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 Dutchess County lawmakers on Thursday were forced to delay for another month action on a proposed local law that would give low-income disabled property owners a break on their county property taxes. Read more

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  The City Council has agreed to increase the range of income for elderly, disabled and deaf residents to qualify for a property tax exemption. Read more

 Settling a dispute over precious tax funds that pitted pro football against schools, the San Francisco 49ers and local education leaders on Thursday agreed to share millions of dollars dedicated for the team's new stadium to stave off classroom cuts. Read more

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 Winter Springs Commissioner S. Avery Smith has paid $3,100 in back taxes and penalties after improperly claiming homestead exemption for three years on a Casselberry house she owns, Seminole County Property Appraiser David Johnson said Friday. Read more

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 Flooding in Kittitas County over the years has caused millions of dollars in damage. Roads were destroyed and at their worst, people couldn't get to work. Read more

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 Minot school district residents can expect to shell out more in property taxes for the upcoming school year. Read more

 Due to the owner's delinquency in paying his property taxes, the Tama Building, an anchor in downtown Burlington, has been repossessed by Oak Helm Partners, a Davenport -based investor and property management firm. Read more

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 City of Lafayette residents may get to vote in April if property owners should pay more money to fund the local government’s Parks and Recreation Department. Read more

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Recent News

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:27am

Today, the Tyler City Council approved a tax abatement agreement with Hood Flexible Packaging Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of heavy duty plastic shipping sacks, The agreement allows for a three-year 100 percent abatement for a $12 million investment, that could result in 12 to 15 new jobs in Tyler. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:28am

Revised numbers show Fremont County's assessed value for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than expected and down from last year. Tax revenue for the county will suffer as a result, complicating budget discussions. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:29am

If there’s anything local tax entities’ finance officers can count on, it’s that estimated tax values and the actual appraisal numbers will be consistently inconsistent. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:30am

Since the beginning of the home-schooling trend, parents have noted that they pay double to educate their children — once for the education they’re providing at home and again in the property and other taxes they pay to the local school district for public education. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:31am

Every year state legislators wish they could do something to stop the continuing escalation of property taxes.  And why would the 2013 Legislature be any different than past years when it comes to property taxes?  Every election cycle state legislators want to tell their constituents that they are going to do something to reduce residential property taxes.  Read More