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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:53am

Government-sponsored incentives often can help establish a business and create jobs, but views vary on how much they benefit a community long term -- especially when businesses that receive those incentives start laying off workers. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:54am

After a 39 percent cut last year, the proposed Avon Park city budget for 2014 shows a tentative 92 percent drop in property taxes to 30 cents per $1,000 of assessed property. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:56am

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Struggling to pay her taxes and save her Bucks County home, 80-year-old Catherine Gudknecht has worked part time for 17 years on an assembly line. This year, she is making $8.05 an hour.

Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20130721_School_tax_vise__Levies_soar__Pa__districts_struggle.html#ltaifsBoKMCRQxuc.99

Unlike New Jersey, where overall property levies have risen even faster, school millages in Pennsylvania constitute a heftier share of the annual property-tax bill. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:57am

Opponents of a bill that would have given property tax breaks to home builders are relieved that Gov. Lincoln Chafee has vetoed the legislation. The bill would have limited the amount of property taxes that commercial builders of speculative housing would have to pay. The governor vetoed a similar bill last year. Read More

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:58am

Looking for a good show now that your favorite TV program is on summer hiatus? Why not watch the “Is There a Tiff About TIF?” program sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Larimer County? Read More