• An appeals court upheld its earlier ruling that Escambia County can only tax improvements to the Pensacola Beach land of leaseholders who have leases that do not automatically renew, and not the actual land itself. The Florida First District Court of Appeal ruled in a 2-1 decision in October that the ...
  • Homes were assessed at 12 to 13 percent more this year. Overall, property assessments went up across the board with a nearly 7 percent increase. The city wants property owners to know that Friday's notice is not a tax bill, but rather a statement to determine how much to pay for property taxes. Property ...
  • “There is a lot of uncertainty about what is going to happen with the tax legislation,” Lenoir said. “What is certain is that homeowners are currently able to deduct property taxes on their federal income tax returns. Many county homeowners have their taxes escrowed into their mortgage, which we always ...
  • Lawrence County plans to implement a new state tax refund interception program for those with property tax debt. The plan is the result of a state Senate bill passed earlier this year, which grants the authority to withhold Indiana income tax refunds from property owners who owe at least $25.
  • The Northwest Herald took a poll on its website, and 85 percent of the responders said they were opposed to the property tax hike that the Community High School District 155 Board approved. While listening to the residents voicing their concerns, I found it ironic listening to state Rep. Allen Skillicorn ...
  • Of course, for those bills that may rack up enough debt in delinquent taxes and property maintenance liens, typically biennial mass foreclosures could be threatened. Hamric said the city tends to choose properties that have the highest amount of unpaid fees, and often those with property maintenance ...
  • 15 December 2017, 4:07 am

    Goodnight letter: Property tax

    I just got my 2017 property tax bill. The taxes on my modest 110-year-old home increased $491 (15 percent) this year. Since 2007, my taxes have increased 42 percent. Growthaphiles will claim this is because my home is worth so much more. News flash, my home evaluation has increased only 13 ...
  • "We also have to take a look at the property tax system as a whole. That's a large undertaking and there are a couple of different angles that we can look at it. We took a lot of public testimony today, property tax statements just came out, so we wanted to make sure that everyone had an avenue to come ...
  • The complaint claims that Berrios “systematically and illegally shifts residential property tax burdens in Cook County both from property owners in majority-White neighborhoods to property owners in majority-Hispanic and majority-African American neighborhoods and from the rich to the poor.”.
  • Tax policy isn't the only factor that influences the level of inequality, but it is an important one. By redistributing money from richer households to poorer households, progressive tax systems can moderate the level of inequality in post-tax income. Taxes on capital, such as property taxes and corporate ...
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