Even though downtown Phoenix property owners will face higher property tax rates due to the use of a tax incentive, the city of Phoenix approved the incentive’s use earlier this month on a residential tower that will be built on the current Central Station site and is looking to use it for future development projects. Read More

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Anniston's largest industrial employer is planning a $13 million expansion. Read More

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 A Washington think tank on state and local taxes is cautioning legislators against joining the rush to eliminate the business personal property tax. Read More

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The Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo has settled a long-running dispute over the value used to set its property tax bills. Read More

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Miami-Dade’s debt tax will soar in the coming years, even if voters reject a $390 million borrowing plan for a new courthouse, according to county forecasts. Read More

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 A man facing felony charges in the L.A. County Assessor's Office corruption scandal claims in court that investigators lacked probable cause to arrest him, and that he "played no role whatsoever" in the fraud. Read More

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A wind farm developer will launch a second construction phase that will build more than 100 wind turbines as part of a project that will create as many as 200 temporary jobs, officials said Wednesday. Read More

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On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, the Miller County Board of Assessors met at the Tax Assessor Building. All members were present including Chairman William Smith, Vice Chairman William M. Middleton Sr, and Assessor Michael R. Warren. Appraiser staff present were Chief Appraiser Tammy Ivy and Ericca Mock. Commissioner Allen Worsley was also present. Read More

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Taxes are what we pay for civilized society," Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. once observed. And that is true, as long as taxes are imposed fairly, reasonably and efficiently. Do Connecticut's taxes meet those criteria? Read More

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Tax relief approved

12 Oct 2014

A new change in current tax laws approved by the Kauai County Council on Wednesday is scheduled to bring relief to thousands of county taxpayers who experienced noticeable increases on their real property tax bills. Read More

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The City of Fort St. John could change its tax exemption policy so that non-profits and churches would have to pay taxes on vacant land or undeveloped parking lots they own. Read More

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The Knox County Tax Assessor’s Office has called into question, a request for tax exempt status filed by Good Samaritan Hospital. The claim, according to the Assessor’s office, shows the hospital requesting an exemption for items not believed to be used for medical purposes. Read More

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Super Steel LLC, a metal fabricator based in Milwaukee, appealed its property assessment with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, but lost the appeal, according to documents filed with the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission. Read More

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Since the Nevada Constitution was ratified in 1864, it has contained provisions that govern the taxation of the mining industry and the methods of distributing the proceeds from mining taxes. Changes to taxation on this industry have generally required constitutional amendments, rather than action through legislation or voter initiatives. Question 2 would remove the provisions of the constitution that govern taxation of the mining industry and the distribution of those tax revenues. Read More

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Three Democratic candidates for state House seats gathered in front of the Social Security Administration office in Kalamazoo on Monday to push for the repeal of Michigan's tax on pensions. Read More

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The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal challenge to Alabama's property tax system.The Supreme Court's decision today means one of the nation's lowest property tax rates remains intact. Read More

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The California Legislature ended the 2014 legislative session after midnight on Friday, August 28.  NAIOP SoCal and our political advocate, the California Business Properties Association (CBPA), worked furiously during the final week meeting with legislators to press our case against a number of bills that challenged the interests of the commercial real estate industry.  Read More

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Recent News

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:26pm

Most Kentuckians received their property tax bills weeks ago, but Jackson County residents might not get theirs until next year.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:25pm

Voters at Tuesday's town meeting approved a proposal to give the Stonington Land Trust $200,000 out of the town's $400,000 open space fund to help the land trust acquire the development rights to 168 acres of the Davis Farm in lower Pawcatuck. Read More

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:24pm

Two weeks after the Nov. 4 elections, as victorious candidates in other local races hire staff and plan the layout of their new offices, the contest for Los Angeles County assessor remains undecided. Read More

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:48pm

Highlands Regional Medical Center has been suing the county over its property taxes since 2007; commissioners voted Tuesday to close a half-mile of Shop 16 Road at the request of Ben Hill Griffin Inc.; and Commissioner Greg Harris said the price of a new sheriff’s office has risen more than $2 million.  Read More

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:49pm

Just a while ago we spent a few weeks discussing how Hawaii can grow its Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, and we mentioned that the tax system is something directly under our control so we can act on it relatively swiftly. We analyzed our tax systems based on a study called the 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index that is put out by the Tax Foundation in Washington, D.C.Read More