Anderson County's first woman mayor, sworn into office Friday afternoon, didn't mince words. Read more

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 The Chickasaw County Assessor’s Office and Assessor Doug Welton are announcing that the door-to-door inspections of all properties in Chickasaw County will begin approximately on Sept. 10. Read more

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 Cripple Creek Farm’s 20-year tradition of entertaining school children and church groups throughout Rutherford County with exotic animals is coming to an end. Read more

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 A key figure charged in the L.A. County assessor's office probe says he gave cash and perks to USC football star Joe McKnight and basketball player Davon Jefferson while they were in school. Gifts could be a violation of NCAA rules. Read more

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 Despite a zero percent tax levy increase for its 2012-13 budget, Onteora school tax rates are increasing up to 9.84 percent in the town of Marbletown and declining by as much as 30.2 percent in the town of Lexington. Read more

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 About 25 Carroll school district residents attended an informational meeting Thursday night about a proposed 2-cent property tax rate increase that voters will decide Sept. 15. Read more

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 Residents who enjoy the view of the Santa Monica Mountains and its scenic hilltops are being asked to pay up to protect the untouched land. Read more

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 Making headlines across the area’s news outlets last Wednesday it was reported that Town of Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli owes close to $17,000 in school, town, and county taxes on homes and vacant commercial property in Lancaster, Cheektowaga, and Alden. Read more

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 A change in Linn County’s property tax statements has prompted a flood of calls from residents who haven’t closely read their bills. Read more

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 Changes in school property tax rates for 2012-13 range from increases of up to 11.62 percent for Marbletown homeowners to a 1.2 percent decrease for Hurley residents, the tax warrant adopted by the Board of Education on Friday shows. Read more

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 Norwegian Township does not have to pay real estate taxes on a property it intends to develop as a park, a Schuylkill County judge ruled Wednesday. Read more

 In fliers mailed to Jefferson County residents, state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, claims to have saved taxpayers in her three-county district $36 million on their property tax bills. Read more

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 A D.C. Council member requested this week that the city’s chief financial officer explain what internal controls are in place to protect a computer-assisted mass appraisal database — the subject of an internal audit that warned that a handful of managers could change property values without detection. Read more

 A new soil study has changed the land values here in Monona County and hill farmers in the Loess Hills area feel, they've got the bad end of the bargain. Read more

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 Newington Town Council members once again discussed the possibility of an additional tax exemption for veterans at their meeting Tuesday night. Read more

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 A Superior Court judge has ruled that the city overvalued the land and office building at 383 Main Ave. in Norwalk by nearly $15 million. Read more

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 Municipal and school officials can now roll up their sleeves and begin working on their respective budgets in the wake of Twin Rivers Paper Company’s tax abatement request. Read more 

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 Big Spring - Just as city council members were going to adopt a new budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year, they ran into a road block that could cost them. Read more

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 It was a packed house as once again Walker County residents had the chance to express their thoughts about the proposed tax increase with county officials Thursday night. Read more

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 For the 10th consecutive year, the Montgomery County Hospital District’s Board of Directors voted to lower the entity’s property tax rate. Read more

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:17am

At a reception at the United Way near downtown, people are picking up white envelopes. They’re filled with petitions and talking points. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:18am

The Italian government is close to scrapping an unpopular property tax but is divided over when, Regional Relations Minister Graziano Del Rio was quoted as saying by daily La Stampa on Monday. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:18am

The legislative auditor is out with a report which blasts the Louisiana Tax Commission for failing to follow up on wide discrepancies in tax values set on homes and properties in Louisiana. The report says that some assessors are not re-evaluating properties often enough. But the Orleans Parish assessor says he is in compliance. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:19am

In the annual appraisal of property in Victoria, one piece of my real property took a 38 percent increase. According to the appraiser, the trigger was a permit to replace a composition shingle roof that was severely damaged by a June 2012 storm. This permit costs about $100, and apparently all contractors, regardless of what they might repair or replace, just add on the small fee to their bid to CYA. The city codes on repairs and replacement are very broad and leave a lot of room for increased appraisals and, hence, taxes.  Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:20am

The developer of a proposed $17 million, 96-unit apartment building slated for a Montgomery County parking lot in Norristown has been denied $1,020,581 in low-income housing tax credits requested from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Read More