Teaneck’s township council voted Tuesday to file suit against Holy Name Medical Center’s exemption from local property taxes, as municipal governments around the state take aim at non-profit hospitals for potential tax revenues. Read More

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 Flood damage to residential and commercial properties might lead to an adjustment of local property taxes. Read More

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 A legislative committee on Friday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would prohibit the Metropolitan District Commission from offering an agreed-upon discount to a controversial water-bottling plant planned for Bloomfield. Read More

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 San Francisco has a message for vacation-rental hosts: You owe more taxes.

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 A new report applauds the Texas Legislature for cutting taxes, but says local governments and schools are wiping o

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 Dallas County approved a $41.6 million budget last week that raises the property

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 A key Kansas City economic development agency granted property tax abatement Thursday to convert the Tra

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SILVER SPRING, Md.

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 A proposed replacement for a recently expired property tax break for big developers h

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 As plans were discussed 

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 Apparently, a lot of Tarrant County homeowners got a break on their property taxes last year and may not have even known about it. Read More

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 Clear Creek’s county commissioners have declined a request from Henderson Mine officials to base the mine’s property-tax valuation on a year-to-year basis instead of the current 10-year average. Read More

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 Throughout the state of Texas, there are two things taxpayers can all agree on: Property tax bills are too high, and they are growing too quickly. For example, in San Antonio, between 2005 and 2014, city tax levies have grown 55 percent, while median household income has grown only 22 percent. In other words, an average family faces a tax bill that is increasing 2½ times as fast as income. This is unsustainable by any measure. Read More

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 Some area school districts say they were shorted millions of dollars in property tax revenue last year because of computer problems with the Tarrant Appraisal District and hope the software glitch is fixed going into the budget season. Read More

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 Single family home owners in the Towns of Sweden, Clarkson and Hamlin all pay higher taxes because the college slumlords in Brockport aren’t paying their fair share. Why? Because Sweden Town Assessor Tony Eaffaldano refuses to follow the rules laid down by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Read More

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  A two-year dispute between the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty and the City of Grand Rapids over the non-profit’s exempt status under state property tax law is over, with Acton emerging the victor. Read More

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 Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) proposed a budget Tuesday that would increase the average residential property tax bill by 8.7 percent — the biggest increase in eight years — to fund a fast-growing school system and replace revenue lost when the Supreme Court ruled last year that Maryland’s income tax system was unconstitutional. Read More

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Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:48pm

 On April 5, voters will be asked to decide one of the most important issues in Anchorage history -- saving the very successful property tax cap from big-spending politicians who are scheming to grab even more taxes from Anchorage residents. Proposition 8 was placed on the ballot as a result of a citizen’s initiative. In just two weeks, nearly 11,000 residents signed the petition to save the tax cap. Now, the voters have a chance to join the initiative sponsors and send a clear message to the politicians -- leave our tax cap alone! Read More

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:58pm

 Josh Ochocki got a letter in the mail the other day that said the value of his home had gone up ... way up. Read More

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:53pm

 Ten years ago, Bonita Hatchett built her dream home in Flossmoor. A lawyer by trade, she moved to the south Chicago suburb to join a diverse community that included black professionals like herself. Read More

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:54pm

 The Board of Selectmen voted 5-0 Wednesday night to have the town manager sign an agreement with Sappi Fine Paper Co. to cap the value for taxation at the company’s paper mill at $380 million. It was a compromise solution to save jobs and put an end to disagreements that have dragged on for months, officials said. Read More

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:56pm

 The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce sees the state's budget surplus as an opportunity for business tax relief. Read More