A circuit judge ruled Wednesday in favor of the University of Arkansas, saying the school doesn't owe taxes on some $10 million worth of real and personal property to Washington County and the Fayetteville School District.... Read More

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Not under the U.S. Constitution.  However, the chapter of Indiana’s property tax code addressing real property assessment provides that a county assessor or authorized representative “may, after first making known the assessor’s or representative’s intention to the owner or occupant, enter and fully examine all buildings and structures which are located within the township or county and which are subject to assessment.” Ind. Code § 6-1.1-4-15(b) (emphasis added). Until a 1986 amendment, this statute went even further, requiring that the assessor or representative shall enter all buildings subject to assessment. See P.L. 24-1986, sec. 7, effective Sept. 1, 1986. Read More

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The Nebraska Legislature will convene on Wednesday morning with 18 new Senators. That’s over a third of the entire legislature.  Read More

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The online-payment system for Franklin County property taxes crashed for several hours yesterday as taxpayers tried to beat the deadline for claiming the expense on their 2014 income taxes. Read More

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A sold-out crowd of 45,733 packed the $266 million, sparkling McLane Stadium on opening day to watch the Baylor Bears easily rout Southern Methodist University, 45-0. Read More

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A growing number of Fort Bend County property owners are becoming frustrated over the waiting period for their property tax protests. Read More

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The investigation into New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s income sheds a rare spotlight on a small group of lawyers who specialize in challenging tax assessments in New York City’s complex property tax system.  Read More

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For the first time in years, property tax bills dropped in most Dane County communities, largely due to a major decrease in collections for Madison Area Technical College and continuing state caps on municipal taxes and school revenues....
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Maine’s cities and towns are bracing for what’s sure to be another battle over how much tax revenue state government should ship their way as part of Maine’s revenue-sharing program.... Read More

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A proposed 6-cent Port of Harlingen tax on real and personal property would have an impact on slightly more than 50,000 accounts in Cameron and Willacy counties combined, public records show. Read More

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A neighborhood in the Queen City is afraid that the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus could push them right out of their homes. Read More

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When Google Inc. buys a building in Mountain View, or KB Home picks up a new development site in Fremont, you won't find the price they paid printed on the recorded documents. The same is true for just about any sizable real estate deal these days. Read More

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For the second time in a dozen years, voters shot down the Fort Smith Public Library’s request for a millage increase. Read More

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Farmers win victory

23 Dec 2014
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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 6:17pm

Owning a home within close proximity of major area highways and retail centers means you will likely pay higher property taxes than other homeowners in the metro area, according to a Channel 2 Investigates review of assessed property values. Read More

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 6:18pm

A Wichita Falls man arrested last week for allegedly trying to pay his property tax bill using tightly folded $1 bills is speaking out on Thursday about the incident.  Read More

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:18pm

Brenda Jones fell behind on her property taxes. Jones took out a property tax loan to pay this bill, but she couldn't afford the monthly payments. She was unaware that her disability made her eligible for assistance at the tax office. Thursday, January 28, 2015 (Craig H. Hartley/For the Chronicle)  Read More

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:17pm

Victor A. Flores, the county's longtime tax assessor/collector, is resigning because of health issues, he told the El Paso Times Thursday. Read More

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:16pm

Today Americans for Prosperity Texas, the state's largest group of grassroots activists advocating for economic freedom, participated in a budget coalition press conference. State director, Mike Hasson addressed reporters this morning to advocate for tax reform to help Texans all over the state. Read More