Tax defeat leaves fire districts in a bind
State firefighter organizations lobbied the Legislature this year to put a question on the Nov. 8 ballot asking voters to approve a 20-year, .1% sales tax that would generate revenue for fire districts across the state. The Legislature obliged, but in a 52-48% vote – 1,230,042 against to 1,144,495 for – Arizona voters shot down Prop 310, sending fire officials back to the drawing board to address a funding problem they say isn't going away any time soon.
Push to phase out Missouri's personal property tax may gain support in 2023
An unexpected jump this year in personal property tax bills, caused by rising used car values, is focusing renewed attention on one state lawmaker's proposal to phase out the annual levy on vehicles, boats and campers.
As Brunswick home sale prices skyrocket over three years, 2023 tax revaluation raises concerns
Port City Daily
Brunswick County is closing in on a revaluation that could add billions to the county tax base. Some locals are concerned about the impact on how much they pay. State law requires counties perform property revaluations every eight years, though Brunswick County policy is to reappraise properties every four.