Recent News

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 8:50pm

If I vote to approve the issuance of new school bonds, how much will my property tax increase? Over the past few days, taxpayers in the Guthrie school district have emailed me with this question. They have received their absentee or sample ballot and have seen the Guthrie school district’s proposal to raise taxes by 20 mills. They want to know how much of an increase these new 20 mills will create. Read More

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 9:25pm

With Indiana’s next legislative session set to kick off in just a few short months, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce this past Wednesday laid out its legislative priority list during a luncheon at the Lerner Theater in Elkhart. Read More

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 9:25pm

With Des Moines and other cities facing an expected decline in property tax revenues because of changes in state law, attention has begun to shift to whether tax abatements are an appropriate incentive for development. Read More

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 6:47pm

The president of the Texas’ largest property tax firms that represents home and business owners in property tax protests has provided George Scott Reports with a data base that he says dramatically demonstrates the results of the fundamental flaw of a process used by the Fort Bend County Central Appraisal District (FBCAD) to assert it has appraised residential properties in a uniform and equal manner as required by the Texas Constitution and the Property Tax Code of Texas. Read More

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 9:30pm

Kern County scored an important court victory against Chevron USA Inc. this week in a landmark property tax case that had threatened a key source of local government funding. Read More