Daily NAPTA Update 04.19.2024

Posted by Diane Macri | Apr 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

A Brief History of Intangibles in Ad Valorem Taxation


It's consistently ranked one of the best restaurants in America, and reservations are needed weeks in advance. The restaurant has been in the Bern family since it opened in the 1950s. If the owners decided to sell the restaurant and the buyer was BERN'S STEAK HOUSE allowed to keep the Bern's name, the price would likely be in the millions of dollars.

LaBelle’s 35% property tax hike has people asking: “Where’s the money going?”


LaBelle, I hear you: what's up with the property tax increase in LaBelle? I'm LaBelle's own Community Correspondent Austin Schargorodski. In December, I reported on a property tax hike of 35% in LaBelle, and since then a lot of people have been asking the sitting why so much, and where is all this money going.

Bonnie Knapp Obituary (1949 - 2024) - Galesburg, MI

Kalamazoo Gazette

Bonnie J. Knapp, age 74 of Galesburg, died at home under hospice care on April 13, 2024. She was born on July 12, 1949, in Kalamazoo, the eldest child of Arlyn & Lenore (Westerdahl) Pierman. Bonnie was a 1967 graduate of Galesburg-Augusta High School. She was an assessor for Kalamazoo Township, and she retired in 2009 as the assessor for Comstock Township. Bonnie was also a lifelong caregiver for her son, Paul.

Rising property taxes could negate homestead tax credit for some North Dakota homeowners


Many North Dakota property owners will be happy to see the result of the coming property tax credit, but some won't get relief due to increased property values. So what can they do to seek relief? Brian Kroshus, the state's tax commissioner, said homeowners can contact and work with their local representation, specifically city and county commissioners or assessors, as local budgets help determine how property taxes will be distributed.

Tarrant Appraisal District works to fix protest dashboard


As appraisal notices go out, homeowners are walking into the Tarrant Appraisal District office with questions. The good thing, says Chief Appraiser Joe Don Bobbitt, is that homeowners can expect, on average, a 6% increase in home values, compared to 23% last year and 18% the year before. “The values … they haven't gone up this year as much as they have in the past, so, we're excited about that," he said.

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