The average Bee Cave homeowner could pay $2.68 more in property taxes under the proposed 2012-13 city tax rate. Read more

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 Bell County school leaders say the facilities need thousands of dollars in improvements and upgrades but the money is not there. Read more

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 Brevard County school officials will ask voters in November to replace a property tax set up to fund facilities with a half cent sales tax. A portion of property taxes collected for schools is set to expire. Read more

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 More cash-strapped seniors and disabled persons now qualify for a break on personal property taxes under a change to county code approved Tuesday. Read more

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 Construction of a new high school in Mt. Vernon is causing some confusion for home owners. Residents approved a property tax increase to pay for the new building but many say they're shocked just how much their tax bill has gone up. Read more

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 Lincoln Public Schools wants to use nearly $1.7 million more in property tax revenue to replace textbooks, staff computers and other equipment in addition to reducing cuts to special education. Read more

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 Residents in Brandy Creek and Wallace Fork are suing Halifax County, Roanoke Rapids and Weldon City Schools, seeking a refund of what they say were illegally inflated property taxes collected in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Read more

 The Creek County Assessor is waiving some property taxes for wildfire victims. Read more

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 Google (GOOG) expanded with the speed of a supernova last year, spending more than $400 million dollars on new equipment for its growing "Googleplex" in Mountain View. Read more

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 Putnam County is taking steps to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid property taxes in advance of a NewsChannel 5 investigation set to air Monday. Read more

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 The accounts commissioner is reviewing property assessment reductions in the city from the last two years after an employee asked the state Attorney General's Office to investigate if favoritism is involved in how they're lowered. Read more

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 The town of Richwood wouldn't have issues with delinquent property taxpayers if it joined the rest of the parish last year in a consolidated tax collection system, Ouachita Parish Police Jury attorney Jay Mitchell says. Read more

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 San Francisco property values, as seen through the prism of annual tax assessments, are showing strong signs of rebounding, according to Assessor Phil Ting. Read more

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 In the alternate reality known as the twilight government zone, Contra Costa Assessor Gus Kramer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against county supervisors, saying they reneged on a promised pay raise. Read more

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 Goliad County is planning more than $550,000 in budget cuts after a local company filed a lawsuit against the County Appraisal District. Read more

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 Roche, which will close its Nut­ley- Clifton campus in 2013, has struck an agreement with Nutley to maintain its property tax bill un­til 2013 by deferring a planned building demolition, and has agreed to keep the company’s Clifton tax bill stable also, the pharmaceutical company said Fri­day. Read more

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 There is a disturbing new reality in government at every level of our society ranging from local to federal.  People at the very top come to believe that they are very important people and that halos attach not only to their motives but to their actions. Read more

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 CCISD District 2 candidate Floyd "Andy" Anderson has withdrawn from the District 2 Nov. 6 race against incumbent Lucy Rubio, school district officials said. Read more

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  A 40-year-old Oak Harbor woman is due in Skagit County Superior Court tomorrow to face felony theft charges. Read more

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 Woodcliff Lake Mayor Jeffrey Goldsmith announced on Monday night that he saved the borough more than $500,000 by negotiating a tax appeal settlement with one of the largest real estate investment trusts in the country. Read more

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Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 4:44pm

For years, talk of property tax reform in Pennsylvania seemingly has been nothing more than failed bills and some slot machine cash. But some state legislators believe two bills they say will end rising real estate taxes are gaining traction. Read More

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 4:45pm

 Florida Keys property owners pay more in property taxes than any other Florida county, despite having one of the lowest millage, or tax, rates in the state. Read More

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 4:46pm

My constituents tell me they are willing to pay property taxes because they want police and fire protection, educated children and other essential public infrastructure and services. But, they also tell me they expect to be treated fairly. Read More

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 4:48pm

A cash-flow problem stemming from a tax dispute involving the New Covert Generating Co. may prevent Covert Public Schools from operating in the 2013-14 school year, its superintendent says. Read More

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 4:49pm

On a good day, George Volkov, of Griswold, could sell his 1992 Jeep Cherokee Laredo for a couple of hundred dollars. Read More