TITLE

Dallas firm sues landowners to avoid tax obligation

AUTHOR(S)
Preston, Darrell
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Las Colinas Land's lawsuit against landowners asking a judge to terminate agreements it inherited when it brought lands in the Dallas County Utility & Reclamation District in Texas. Las Colinas' claims on how it was forced to subsidize property taxes paid purchasers of individual tracts; Effects of the legal dispute over the district's ability to collect taxes or pay debt service.
ACCESSION #
191241

 

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