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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The stapler tax loophole is closed. Albemarle County businesses have gone for years without paying a penny on staplers, chairs, cabinets and other tangible items valued at less than $250. Read More

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The City is considering adopting a state law that would offer tax exemptions for commercial or industrial entities using renewable energy sources. Read More

Many El Pasoans are convinced they're paying more in property taxes than their properties are worth. Read More

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During the recent Republican primary for state comptroller, state Sen. Glenn Hegar repeatedly endorsed eliminating local property taxes in Texas. Read More

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A dispute over whether or not to tax a tiki bar on county property could have far-flung legal implications for county-owned land. Read More

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The Planned Industrial Expansion Authority board on Thursday approved property tax abatements for a $19 million Midtown apartment makeover and two other projects. Read More

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Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:55pm
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Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby says she didn't have any responsibility for an unpaid property tax bill involving a Texas property she had owned with her first husband. Read More

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:56pm

 team contracted by the city has spent the winter updating the assessed market value of properties all around Hoboken, meaning some landowners will now pay higher taxes based on how their home would sell on the current market, and some will have their taxes lowered if their home wouldn’t sell for as much today as when they bought it. Read More

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 9:00pm

You didn't think having one of the best economies in the country was free, did you? Read More