Recent News

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:18pm

One in six Orange County property owners will see their taxes rise this year by more than Prop. 13’s 2-percent limit. In Los Angeles County, one out of every eight property owners will pay more.  Read More

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:19pm

A judge today rejected a request to bar Fulton County from collecting money from a recent 17 percent property tax increase – a victory for the county in its ongoing battle with critics who say it spends too much. Read More

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:19pm

 A recent addition to the office furniture manufacturers in the Holland area is geared towards promoting a healthier and more productive work environment.  ROL USA is a Swedish-based company that is already looking to expand.  The company is a world-leader of sit & stand furniture technology.  Norman Chambers, a long-time resident of the Holland area and General Manager for North American Operations, was in attendance at Wednesday’s Holland City Council meeting to ask for a tax abatement for machinery, equipment, furniture and fixtures.  The City Council approved the abatement unanimously. Read More

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:20pm

Certified election results show a win for the sales tax issue considered by Cape Girardeau voters living within the boundaries of the downtown community improvement district, but a loss for the property-tax issue.  Read More

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 8:21pm

Very similar properties can have radically different tax assessments. Upon sale of a residence, the tax assessment can increase by 50 percent or 100 percent or more. The greatest beneficiaries of these tax anomalies are people who have owned the most expensive residences for the longest length of time.  Read More