Daily NAPTA Update 07.08.2024

Posted by Diane Macri | Jul 08, 2024 | 0 Comments

Another Post Road office complex sues town over assessments

Westport Journal

The owners of 300 Post Road West have filed a lawsuit challenging the town's tax assessments for 2022 and 2023. Centurian Holdings 1, Inc., of Atlanta, has filed a lawsuit in Stamford Superior Court. The offices at 300 Post Road West now house some operations of the Hartford Healthcare System.

Dramatic 10% surge in Key Biscayne tax base could change budget debate

Key Biscayne Independent

The revision, posted July 1, startled Key Biscayne officials. It showed a 40% jump from the first estimate in June, an increase of the island's taxable value of just over $1 billion in just one year. The property appraiser, Pedro Garcia, did not respond to questions about why the June number was so off the mark.

Property owners could pay for $1 billion in upgrades after HCMC fight stalled tax change

Star Tribune

That was the takeaway from a recent meeting between the County Board and Hennepin Healthcare Systems, which runs HCMC, to review the legislative session that ended in May. Commissioners admonished hospital leaders for breaking county lobbying rules and distracting from their legislative top priority by backing a last-minute bill to change how HCMC is governed.

Obituary for Janet Doris (Wickberg) Bonin

Star Tribune

Bonin, Janet Doris (Wickberg) of Roseville, Minnesota died peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2024 at the age of 89. She would go on to receive bachelor's and master's degrees at the U of M and UW River Falls. Janet worked as a teacher, guidance counselor, and completed her working career as a tax assessor for Ramsey County.

Higher appraisals could make Lowndes tax bills 18% higher

The Dispatch

If county and city officials don't slash tax rates this fall, property owners could experience sticker shock when they get their tax bill. Lowndes County Tax Assessor Greg Andrews estimates homeowners will pay 18% more in property taxes for 2024 if tax rates stay the same.

Ethanol Properties’ Tax Appeal Is Tossed by Nebraska High Court

Bloomberg Tax

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal over property tax valuations of ethanol production facilities because the government failed to issue a timely summons to the owner. The Perkins County Board of Equalization didn't serve the summons to the property owner within 30 days after it filed its petition to the high court, so the court has no jurisdiction over the case, the opinion said.

Property assessor settles hundreds of appeals

Main Street Media of Tennessee

Rutherford County's new property assessor announced Monday the office has settled more than 400 outstanding appeals cases. “As we work through the backlog of property assessment appeals, I am happy to announce our office has negotiated settlements in more than 400 of the 744 cases pending before an administrative law judge,” Property Assessor Rob Mitchell said.

Downtown Seattle office values are dropping like overripe plums. That's not all bad


The market price for a place to attempt to concentrate on your work while colleagues talk loudly near your desk is dropping significantly. It's especially bad in downtown Seattle, but honestly, it's bad everywhere. That means office tenants can ask for a lot from their landlords. And the King County Assessor says: They'll probably get it.

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