Proper communication with owners is critical before auctioning homes off to recover taxes, courts say
Ninety-nine-point-nine percent of the time, experts say B.C.'s tax sale program works as it should. It's one of the only options local governments have to recover property taxes after they go unpaid for several years.
Eye-Popping Revaluations Hit Different Blocks
New Haven Independent
On Exchange Street in Fair Haven, Edwin Rodriguez opened his mail this week to find out that the two-family house his family has owned for three decades has increased in value by 68 percent.
Op-Ed: Illinois in survival mode until it fixes broken pension system
The Center Square
Fiscal year 2022 budget: “The last threat to mention is unfunded public safety pension liability. The City currently has approximately $37 million in unfunded liability.
School Board says no to tax exemption for Metal Shark
St Mary Now
When a new or expanding industrial enterprise commits to creating and maintaining a certain number of jobs, the program offers an exemption from 80% of property taxes on qualified capital investment for five years.
Kansas City gives $7.5 million tax break to Fidelity Security Life for new offices on prime real estate
A proposed office tower on one of Kansas City's most attractive pieces of empty land will get tax breaks from both the city and the state of Missouri — despite objections from neighbors and tax-funded organizations.
Chapter 313 incentive program will end without legislative action
Texas' largest corporate tax incentive program is set to expire at the end of next year after lawmakers opted against renewing it for the first time in its 20-year history.
Texas Nonprofit Didn't Follow All Steps in Seeking Tax Exemption
A Houston nonprofit's bid for a charitable property tax exemption was thrown out after an appellate court ruled the organization failed to exhaust all administrative remedies before suing.