Here's what's missing from the Police Accountability Task Force report
Poverty and segregation underlie many of our policing problems, but don't expect a task force to address them.
Task force report recommends how to prevent what happened at Hacienda HealthCare
An Arizona task force calls for improved reporting, better training and a campaign to urge people to report abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.
10 arrested by drug task force
HIBBING — A total of 10 persons are facing a combined total of 19 felony charges following numerous investigations involving the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force (BWDTF).
Why property taxes are up for most of Cook County
Property owners in the northern Cook County suburbs can expect an average increase of about $155 on their property tax bills in the coming year, Cook County Clerk David Orr reports. Wheeling residents could see a much bigger increase, while some in Mount Prospect could see tax reductions.
Property taxes due by Dec. 10
If a property owner’s first installment of the 2015-16 property taxes are not paid by 5 p.m., Dec. 10, they will be considered delinquent and a 10 percent penalty—as well as a $20 fee—will be added to the tab, according to the Santa Clara County Office of the Tax Collector.
Schenectady, Niskayuna top property tax list
Task force launches campaigns to address housing concerns
UTICA — Local elected officials and nonprofits came together Tuesday to announce two separate campaigns aimed at improving regional housing options.
Water Quality Task Force hears concerns at HCCC
HERKIMER — Everyone needs clean water, but if small communities are to upgrade their systems to provide it, they need more grant funding.That was
How equitable is the local property tax?
Fri, Dec 6, 2019, 00:48 Sir, – It may be helpful for William Murphy ( December 5th ) to know that he is wrong to say that the local property tax takes no account of the ability of the people that incur it to pay it There is a scheme for people on low incomes to defer the whole or part of the tax until the property is sold or the person responsible for the tax payment dies. He should contact the Revenue…
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Top 10: Sex-trafficking task force created
At the beginning of the year, the Washington County Sheriff's Department started a new task force dedicated to sex trafficking.A two-year grant of $313,000 from the Department of Justice Programs with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety funded a new sergeant position to lead the seven-member East...
What drives property tax values?
How to Size Up Your Property Tax Assessment
As property values rise, a creeping tax looms. Left unchecked, property tax bills can swell over time. To prevent this annual pain in the pocketbook from
Should I prepay my 2019 property taxes?
The loss of the full SALT deduction should be considered when you pay property taxes.
Letter: School property tax must be eliminated
Missouri School Safety Task Force holds last public hearing before report to governor
Testimony for the last scheduled public hearing of Gov. Mike Parson's Missouri School Safety Task Force included Jefferson City Public Schools, the Missouri State Teachers Association and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
Eliminating tangible property tax top priority
CHARLESTON - Eliminating the tangible personal property tax is one of the top priorities in the West Virginia Legislature this year, according to legislators at the West Virginia Press Association's
Why is property tax growth stagnant in Washington County?
The mayor said the discrepancy between the market value of a home in Washington County and its property tax value could spell trouble for the county’s budget in the future. “This year we are collecting fewer property taxes because of depreciation, meanwhile market values for homes may increase between 5 to 30 percent,” Eldridge said.
How to read your property tax bill
Homeowners in Illinois and New Jersey, just to cite two examples, have been known to let out a blood-curdling scream when they open the tax collector’s envelope that would be right at home on the s…
Why two lines on Naperville property taxes will decrease
Two taxing bodies affecting Naperville residents have voted to return some money to property owners, resulting in a total tax decrease of $116 for the average homeowner.