Kentucky lawmakers approved a revenue bill that, in part, gives relief to distilleries on the ad valorem taxes levied every year on aging bourbon barrels. Read More

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The Erie County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals has denied a property tax exemption for the Jefferson Educational Society, though the board also reduced the assessed value of the local think tank's property to $900,000 from $2 million. Read More

Duval County Chief Appraiser Rene Garza turned himself in Monday on claims that he used a company credit card for personal use and paid employees outrageous bonuses that they said they deserved. Read More

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A Texas company is suing the Galveston Central Appraisal District. Read More

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Recession effects

30 Mar 2014

Vermonters are still suffering the after-effects of the Great Recession, and one of those effects is the upward pressure on property taxes. When these causes and effects are fully understood, policymakers may feel less pressure to alter a system that, for the most part, is working well. Read More

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Patricia Davis, Lee County Chief Appraiser, issued a Letter of Resignation on Monday, March 24, stating that her last day of employment will be April 30, 2014. She came to Lee County in 2007 and since then has served on several key committees and organizations in the state. She is active in the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, and is the past president of the Texas Association of Assessing Officers, a state wide organization of tax assessors and appraisers. Read More

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Putnam County Property Assessor Travis Roberts is charged with theft and official misconduct after an audit concluded he used county funds for his personal benefit. Read More

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A law mayors say has been crucial to keeping property tax growth in check is almost certain to expire Tuesday. Read More

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Not too long ago, Missouri legislators were clamoring to provide relief to elderly homeowners from rapidly rising property taxes. Read More

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A group of parents and patrons of the Concord Community Schools have come together to support a ballot referendum to be decided May 6. Read More

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After nearly three years of disagreement between business interests and local governments, the Kansas House passed a bill Wednesday that would clarify how certain large, complex pieces of commercial and industrial property are taxed and appraised. Read More

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Travis Roberts, Putnam County’s property assessor, has resigned from his office effective today. Read More

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Following its second executive session in as many weeks, the Cart­er County Commission made a motion to au­thorize District Attorney Craig Ladd to consult with outside counsel in regard to a Valero ad va­lorem appeal. Read More

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Recent News

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:44pm

Mary Lou and Tom Riley, owners of a Hazel Crest house that disappeared from Cook County property tax rolls, will be getting a refund check for more than $17,000.

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