Recent News

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 9:44pm

While various local officials have been enthusiastic about the projected financial impact of the Pinewood Atlanta Studios in central Fayette County, many among the public may have been unaware that the big development received a significant property tax break bestowed by the Fayette County Development Authority. Read More

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 9:45pm

An Arizona House panel on Wednesday axed a proposed property-tax break for a Phoenix-based private Christian university after lawyers for the legislature said it was appeared to be unconstitutional. Read More

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 9:47pm

Two days before a trial de Novo was scheduled to be heard by District Court Judge Martin Gonzalez, the plaintiffs proposed a settlement agreement with the Saguache County Assessor and County Board of Equalization over the reassessment of their properties in the Town of Crestone and some parcels in the Baca Grande subdivision. According to Elaine Johnson, one of the property owners bringing the action, the “case resulted in a very favorable settlement for the owners two days before the start of trial.” Read More

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 7:48pm

Kentucky lawmakers approved a revenue bill that, in part, gives relief to distilleries on the ad valorem taxes levied every year on aging bourbon barrels. Read More