Miami's Rental Market Roller Coaster Is Headed Downhill
New inventory, a return to the office and a general slowdown from the Covid housing craze are causing prices in the city's luxury sector to drop.
Campaigning from Caddo tax assessor's office prompts ethics complaint
An ethics complaint has been filed over alleged improper campaigning in the Caddo Parish tax assessor's race. “To me, that is dirty politics, and I don't like it,” said Sam Curry, who filed an ethics complaint after getting an election-related phone call from the office. Curry owns a paint and body shop in Vivian and lets politicians put signs in his yard. But he said one call about a sign didn't come thourgh proper channels.
Ohio House passes bill to ease rising home values, property taxes
The Ohio House passed legislation Wednesday to change how home values are calculated in an effort to blunt the impact of property tax increases. But the state's tax woes are still far from resolved. House Bill 187 would require the tax commissioner to use three years' worth of home sale data to determine home values in 2023, 2024 and 2025, instead of only the most recent year.
Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector urges you not to pay
Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Wendy Burgess is urging you not to pay your property taxes through the U.S. Mail, citing a sharp increase in mail theft. "There have been a handful of instances where Tarrant County taxpayers have been affected by checks not being delivered appropriately through the mail system," Burgess tells KRLD News.
Should flaring equip. be tax exempt? — Chesapeake appeals tax assessment; commission rebuffs effort
Chesapeake Operating, Inc., the leading producer of both oil and gas in Converse County for the last two years, appealed its 2014 property tax assessment, hoping to save about $7,000. The Converse County commissioners, in their role as the county Board of Equalization, denied the company's appeal Sept. 2. Chesapeake can appeal that decision to the state Board of Equalization, but it was unclear this week if the company would do that.