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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Property tax revenues for U.S. states and local governments reached a record high in the final quarter of 2013, according to Census data released on Tuesday showing the housing recovery is finally reaching school districts and cities' budgets. Read More

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Governor Pence has signed the bill to cut corporate income taxes while offering counties options for additional tax relief. Read More

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We checked Missoula County's website and found the new owners of the former Smurfit-Stone mill are 2 years behind in their property taxes.  Documents stated the community was shorted at least $350,000 because of unpaid taxes. Read More

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Edward Trzupek's bilevel may look modest from the street, but it has loomed much larger in the eyes of the tax man. Read More

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The legal battle between Walgreens and several municipalities over property tax assessments is still ongoing. Read More

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Nebraska lawmakers passed a $7.8 billion budget package Monday that would give property owners a little bigger break on their taxes. Read More

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Another year and more complaints about Fulton County Tax Commissioner Arthur Ferdinand didn’t make much difference in the General Assembly, where legislation to change the way he handles late property tax bills once again died. Read More

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Pressure mounts

23 Mar 2014

Consternation is mounting over property taxes following the defeat of nearly three dozen school budgets at town meeting this year. Voters have rejected budgets in towns such as Underhill, where the tax rate was set to skyrocket, even as the school budget decreased. But they also rejected budgets in districts such as Rutland City, where increases in the budget and the expected tax rate were modest. Read More

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The city of Columbus bypassed $8.3 million in property taxes in 2013 as part of a 12-year-old effort to increase the number of people living Downtown. Read More

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With proposals from the state Assembly, Senate and governor, a tax freeze could be imminent for the next fiscal year. It would be beneficial for taxpayers, and through stipulations, would promote consolidation, but education experts say it could spell doom for already struggling school districts. Read More

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Federal Hocking Local School District has 30 days to respond to a ruling that Holzer Clinic of Athens is eligible for tax-exempt status, but the likelihood of overturning that decision appears slim. Read More

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For the first time in nearly 30 years, the Austin City Council agreed Thursday to raise the property tax exemption it gives homeowners who are older than 65 or disabled, from $51,000 to $70,000. Read More

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 A property-tax report released this week by the Northwest Economic Research Center has a title only an economist could love: “Oregon Property Tax Capitalization: Evidence from Portland.” No offense, economists, but really. A better title – one that contextualizes its findings within the larger debate about Oregon’s property tax system – might be “And Another Thing!” As in, another way in which the state’s property tax system is goofy. Read More

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Finance Department officials say a regular review cycle of all Hawaii County parcels, developed and unimproved, would realistically take at least 7.3 years. Read More

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Owners of a Wilkes-Barre commercial property owe $172,291 in delinquent real estate taxes dating back to 2005, but Luzerne County’s tax claim operator can’t sell the place due to a pending bankruptcy. Read More

New Jersey is known for being the king of the property tax castle, and it's no secret that homeowners in these 10 towns may be paying some of the highest taxes in America.Read More

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Petroleum companies and tax appraisal districts around the state — including Washington County — are at odds over valuations of gas equipment, with potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake. Read More

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