The next Arizona governor will inherit a debate over a contentious property tax for rooftop solar panels, which Democrat Fred Duval said he opposes.Read More

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Very similar properties can have radically different tax assessments. Upon sale of a residence, the tax assessment can increase by 50 percent or 100 percent or more. The greatest beneficiaries of these tax anomalies are people who have owned the most expensive residences for the longest length of time.  Read More

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Certified election results show a win for the sales tax issue considered by Cape Girardeau voters living within the boundaries of the downtown community improvement district, but a loss for the property-tax issue.  Read More

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 A recent addition to the office furniture manufacturers in the Holland area is geared towards promoting a healthier and more productive work environment.  ROL USA is a Swedish-based company that is already looking to expand.  The company is a world-leader of sit & stand furniture technology.  Norman Chambers, a long-time resident of the Holland area and General Manager for North American Operations, was in attendance at Wednesday’s Holland City Council meeting to ask for a tax abatement for machinery, equipment, furniture and fixtures.  The City Council approved the abatement unanimously. Read More

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A judge today rejected a request to bar Fulton County from collecting money from a recent 17 percent property tax increase – a victory for the county in its ongoing battle with critics who say it spends too much. Read More

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One in six Orange County property owners will see their taxes rise this year by more than Prop. 13’s 2-percent limit. In Los Angeles County, one out of every eight property owners will pay more.  Read More

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Individual property tax bills vary wildly because of the mix of tax rates in the patchwork of school districts, municipalities and nearly 1,450 active special-taxing districts across Maricopa County. Here's a look at three elementary school district collections and the impact on property taxes. Read More

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Curry County voters will consider a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years, another in the county's efforts to keep its jail open. Read More

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They're the words no one ever wants to hear. Property taxes are one step away from going up for those who live in the City of Orlando. City leaders are expected to approve a 17.7 percent increase at their budget hearing on Monday night. Read More

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Tax systems vary dramatically across states and localities. Today, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub released its annual report on the Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems. Some states don't have sales tax; others don't tax income. Some families face high property tax burdens; some enjoy generous refundable tax credits. Read More

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Rich Benson, Marin’s Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk, didn’t fare well in a recent survey of county employees, commissioned by the Board of Supervisors. Benson was asked what he’s doing to lift morale in the department and restore confidence in management. Read More

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Orange County Assessor Webster Guillory faces charges of filing false nomination papers in his re-election bid in the March primary election. Read More

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Property tax bills are out for Maricopa County, and most people can expect to see an increase in what they owe this year. Read More

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 7:58pm

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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Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 8:00pm

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

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 9:24pm
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 9:32pm

 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