10 List — Lowest (and Highest) Property Tax Rate States
Property taxes can be a significant economic expense for homeowners and businesses alike, but they range from very low (0.28 percent per year of market value in Hawaii) to what I call obscene (2.13…
What to do about high property tax assessments? Cut the tax rate
The Fort Worth city staff is preparing a budget proposal for 2017. With the assessment increases announced by the Tarrant Appraisal District, I have asked our city manager to bring options that include a property tax rate decrease.
The new law that addresses creeping property-tax rates
The new law that addresses creeping property-tax rates Translate this page In Lehman's Terms American poet Carl Sandburg once reflected on the creeping of fog, how it “comes on little cat feet.” That type of stealth is fine for the weather but not for Texas property-tax policy Many Texans get sticker shock from their property-tax bills. They get an even bigger shock when they discover that…
The 100 Massachusetts towns with the highest property tax rates
Looking to buy a house? Here are the 100 towns with the highest property tax rates, according to state data.
10 States With Highest Property Tax Rates
Want to know how your area compares? View a map to see the breakdown of average property tax rates by county across the country.
Top 10 Metros with the Lowest Property Tax Rate
In a recent analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions on 2018 property taxes, there were a total $304.6 billion property taxes levied on single-family homes in 2018
Tax officials predict stable property tax rate for 2019
Vermont’s tax commissioner is predicting that property tax rates will remain stable in 2019
With property tax hike threatened, how does Harrisburg's tax rate compare?
Facing loss of $12 million over three years if Harrisburg exits its financial recovery program, a major hike in real estate taxes is a possibility, city officials are saying.
How to Calculate Commercial Property Tax Rates in Austin, Texas
Understanding property taxes can be a challenge, even for those involved with real estate on a regular basis. At AQUILA, we educate our investor, developer a...
How a shift in property tax rates would hurt Brooklyn homeowners the most
Property taxes now bring in $28 billion to city coffers, but have averaged a 6 percent uptick each year over the past decade, providing Gotham 31 percent of all its revenue. But the rising tide has…
How Property Tax Rates Vary Across and Within Counties
A new NAHB Economics research article shows that the effective real estate tax rates vary substantially across and within counties, with the highest rate area displaying rates that are often multip…
Lancaster County budget plan would raise tax rate on top of increased property values
Lancaster County's proposed budget would result in the first property tax rate increase in 10 years, if adopted — an add-on for many homeowners who already faced the prospect of
Property value increases ‘startled’ even county leaders. Soon, they’ll decide tax rate.
How much will property taxes be in Mecklenburg County? Commission members are working on setting a new tax rate, in light of different budget priorities and the revaluation that’s set new property values throughout the county.
How do we know the potential impact of SB 193 on New Hampshire property tax rates?
Reaching Higher NH did a full analysis of the community level impact of the new proposed amendments to SB 193 under consideration in the Finance Committee. As part of that analysis, they ran the n…
Allentown's property tax rate will go up next year. What will you pay?
Allentown Mayor Ray O'Connell vetoed the amended budget late Saturday, thwarting a potential override that would have rolled back a property tax increase. Taxes are now set to go up 27 percent in 2019. What will you pay?
What are commercial property tax rates in Austin, Texas?
Wondering where property taxes are lowest in Austin, Texas? In this article we look at where the best…
Map: How high is your town’s property tax rate?
An interactive map of property tax rates in 488 Maine municipalities.
How are property taxes determined?
Recently, after receiving a rate quote, a home buyer asked me, “What would the difference in taxes be if I bought in Pierce County verses King County?” Property taxes actually vary by t…
Why county leaders want to keep the property tax rate at $3.07, even if it comes in lower
Durrett says he wants growth to pay for itself without adding debt
With the City Council set to lower rates again, how do property taxes in Dallas compare?
The Dallas City Council on Wednesday will set the city's property tax rate for the next fiscal year. So far council members are on track to reduce...