Property taxes remain uncollected as oil sector booms
Alberta's rural municipalities are collectively owed about $253 million in unpaid property taxes by oil and gas companies enjoying soaring profits due to surging energy prices, says a rural leader.
Prop. 13 offers bigger tax breaks to White neighborhoods, study finds
A new study finds that the property-tax capping measure offers fewer benefits to homeowners in Oakland's poorer areas...
Redding agrees to $2.65 million tax settlement with Meadow Ridge
A court battle over the town's tax assessment of the Meadow Ridge retirement community is over after parties reached a multi-million dollar tax settlement. In a joint filing made...
CT Median Property Taxes Ranked by County, Fairfield Tops List
We all want to be number 1, unless number 1 means you pay more money than numbers 2, 3, 4 and 5. So depending on how you see it, Fairfield County is the winner, or the loser.
Court sides with tax collector
Gulf Breeze News
In a split decision by the First District Court of Appeal, the City of Gulf Breeze was not entitled to ad valorem tax exemptions for Tiger Point...
Florida's Got a Surprising New House Hunters
Amid the surge in migration to Florida, Boca Raton-based real estate agent Senada Adzem noticed a surprising cohort of out-of-state buyers house hunting around her market—Texans.
Michael Madigan, Edward Burke corruption cases point to unrelenting greed, though they hardly needed more money
Chicago Sun Times
But it's the essential truth underlying the federal indictments of former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Ald. Edward Burke (14th), the former Chicago City Council finance committee chairman.
Elimination of personal property tax would cost county millions
A total repeal of the business personal property tax would cost Howard County tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue and would shift more of the tax burden to homeowners and other taxing classes.
A 93-Year-Old Woman Couldn't Pay Her $2,300 Tax Bill. The Government Sold Her Home and Kept the Money.
The 93-year-old left her Minneapolis condominium in 2010 after a nearby shooting and a disturbing encounter left her uneasy. But she was unable to finance both her new apartment and the property tax on her erstwhile condo, accruing $2,300 in debt.
TX ranks high in property tax rates across the US, AL is lowest
The state of Texas has one of the highest property tax rates in the U.S., according to a study from WalletHub. The Lone Star State ranks 45th in the nation with a tax rate of 1.80%.
Longview Council approved new tax abatement for Aviagen company
The Longview City Council on Thursday approved a 10-year, 50% tax abatement agreement with Aviagen North America ahead of the company building a facility in the Longview Business Park.
McMansions With Nobody in Them
I currently live in Northern Virginia. The local real estate market is unique because it never lacks demand. It's further affected by geography and law.
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