Tennessee Galvanizing Inc. plans soon to begin a $2.25 million expansion here that officials said should add 65 jobs over the next three years. Read more

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 Montgomery County’s property tax rate is staying the same for the 2012-13 fiscal year, but the tax rate that pays interest on the county’s debt service continues to drop. Read more

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 The common council postponed a vote Tuesday night that would have given a developer a tax abatement worth about $3.6 million to build a $36 million luxury apartment complex on River Road. Read more

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 Kanabec County commissioners expressed concern about the loss of tax base as property owners gift or sell their land to the state of Minnesota for natural resources purposes. Read more

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 Two of the key U.S. economic trends I expected this year were 1) a recovery in residential investment, and 2) that most of the drag from state and local governments would be over by mid-year 2012. Just eliminating the drag from state and local governments would help GDP and employment growth. Read more

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 Full details of the new taxes for owners of property in France have now been revealed after being ratified by the French National Assembly. Read more

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 Residents in five Lakeland mobile home communities face the prospect of significant tax hikes as the result of new value assessments following the purchase of the properties last year by a Chicago-based company. Read more

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 The owners of the former Reid Hospital property on Chester Boulevard have fewer than three months to pay their property taxes and keep the land and buildings from going to tax sale. Read more

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 Meirav Cohen, member of the Jerusalem city council, sent a letter to the Finance Ministry last week, demanding that the government wield its authority to grant exemptions from municipal property tax. Read more

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 The legal battle continues over presenting voters with a ballot question seeking a property tax increase. Read more

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 Shelby County conducted public hearings on Aug. 24, and Aug. 30, 2012 on a proposal to increase the total tax revenues of the Shelby County from properties on the tax roll in the preceding year by 4.42 percent. Read more

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 Back in the 1980s, Missouri property values got so out of whack that two identical houses side by side could have vastly different tax bills. Read more

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 The Barrow County Board of Commissioners will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, to approve a tentative spending plan for fiscal year 2013 that includes a tax increase. Read more

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 A piece of Milan’s history could be a vital part of its future if a developer can find one special tenant for his project. Read more

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 Military veterans here would get up to $1,000 each in property tax reductions in return for working for city departments under a plan the City Council will consider Tuesday. Read more

 Nagakura Engineering Works is seeking a tax abatement from the Columbus City Council for new machinery valued at about $1.5 million. Read more

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 City assessors have acted on more than half of the 2,395 real estate abatement applications that were filed for last fiscal year, and have already inspected the properties connected with roughly 86 percent of the total applications. Read more

 By a wide margin, voters Saturday approved a 13-cent tax rate increase proposed by the Hutto Independent School District to avoid more significant budget cuts. Read more

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 Property values in Ottawa County, Michigan, a lakeside community of 266,300 known for its annual Tulip Time festival, may halt a three-year slide in 2013 as the auto-industry comeback spreads across the state’s economy. Read more

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 Three times the city council went to the voters asking them to support bond issues to construct a public safety building that would house the police department and the municipal court. Three times the voters rejected the idea. Read more

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Recent News

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 6:16am

Thurston County assessor Steven Drew admitted violating state campaign law Thursday and was given a $300 suspended fine by the Public Disclosure Commission. Read More

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 6:17am

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 - 6:19am

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 - 6:21am

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 - 6:23am

 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