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Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:27am

Today, the Tyler City Council approved a tax abatement agreement with Hood Flexible Packaging Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of heavy duty plastic shipping sacks, The agreement allows for a three-year 100 percent abatement for a $12 million investment, that could result in 12 to 15 new jobs in Tyler. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:28am

Revised numbers show Fremont County's assessed value for the upcoming fiscal year is lower than expected and down from last year. Tax revenue for the county will suffer as a result, complicating budget discussions. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:29am

If there’s anything local tax entities’ finance officers can count on, it’s that estimated tax values and the actual appraisal numbers will be consistently inconsistent. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:30am

Since the beginning of the home-schooling trend, parents have noted that they pay double to educate their children — once for the education they’re providing at home and again in the property and other taxes they pay to the local school district for public education. Read More

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:31am

Every year state legislators wish they could do something to stop the continuing escalation of property taxes.  And why would the 2013 Legislature be any different than past years when it comes to property taxes?  Every election cycle state legislators want to tell their constituents that they are going to do something to reduce residential property taxes.  Read More