The Steuben County Industrial Development Agency has approved a package of tax incentives for the renovation of Corning Free Academy, and given preliminary approval to tax breaks for a new hotel in downtown Corning. Read More

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Florida’s greenbelt tax classification is a smart, effective way to ensure that increasing property taxes don’t force farms and ranches to sell out. Read More

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Fourth District School Board member Marion Williams recently said stories regarding him owing $556,000 in delinquent property taxes stem from his opposition to the recent school closings. Read More

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New government data show that natural gas distribution has undergone significant growth in recent years — a trend that could benefit Marion County’s tax coffers. Read More

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Taxing entities across Kerr County won't receive updated property valuations by a state-mandated July 25 deadline because of this city's challenge to appraisals of commercial properties, the chief appraiser said Wednesday. Read More

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A state performance audit of county boards that hear property tax appeals by unhappy homeowners and businesses says appeals appear to have been rigged by local government officials who are more interested in safeguarding tax revenues than fairly valuing real estate. Read More

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo, author of New York state’s property tax cap, is finding his own property taxes a talking point during his run for re-election this year. The governor’s challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, is accusing the incumbent of not paying his fair share of taxes. Read More

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Ada County residents may see a huge jump in their property values now that assessments are out. Many may question if the appraisals are correct, but the Tax assessor said it's the land that's driving up the values. Read More

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Bill and Hillary Clinton, longtime vocal advocates of an estate tax, are allegedly trying to avoid paying taxes on their New York home. Read More

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Sappi Fine Paper and Verso Paper Co. are among several paper and pulp mill operators in Maine challenging their tax bills — which some worry is a sign of a declining industry. Read More

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An engineer will tell you unless you’re competing in the Rube Goldberg Competition, it is a good idea to avoid complexity in your design. Read More

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A dispute over the appraised value of Luminant Energy's operations in Milam County could spell trouble as county commissioners and Rockdale school officials begin to plan 2015 budgets. Read More

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