In Reversal, Maryland Governor Backs Property Tax Hike
- Tax us, please. Miller, Jay // Crain's Cleveland Business;3/31/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p1
Property owners in the Cedar-Lee and Cedar-Fairmount areas are working to create special improvement districts, or SIDs that would add a levy to their property taxes to generate revenue for marketing and physical improvements to their districts. John Zagara, store director at Zagara's...
- Maryland Governor Floats Property-Tax Hike. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/18/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31595, p32
Reports on the proposal by Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for a hike in the property tax of the state. Reasons for the hike; Budget proposal for the fiscal year 2004; Effect of the proposed hike on the bond issuance by the state.
- NORTHEAST Bond-Watch. Vadum, Matthew; Ackerman, Andrew; Cataldo, Adam L.; O'Brien, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32230, p35
Reports developments related to bonds in the U.S. Approval of a legislation by the Washington D.C. House Government Reform Committee that would transfer federal land at locations known as Poplar Point and Reservation 13 to the district government; Prediction of Maryland comptroller William...
- Fulton County, Ga., Preps Sale Despite Tax Assessor Problems. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;5/8/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32376, p40
This article reports that the Fulton County government of Georgia will proceed with the competitive sale of tax anticipation bonds in spite of problems in the tax assessor's office that threaten property tax collection and administration. The bonds will be given ratings by Standard & Poor's,...
- Development Bonds Make the Grade. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;11/17/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p14
The article reports on the $27 million upgrade by Fitch Ratings in community development bonds in Vista, California. According to the company, it reflects a healthy growth rate in the incremental assessed value in the city's redevelopment area and gains in its incremental property tax....
- Corpus Christi, Tex., Voters to Decide on $95M Worth of Projects. Walts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/28/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31999, p28
The article presents information that Corpus Christi, Texas, voters next week will determine the fate of a five-part $95 million general obligation bond proposal for a series of projects and whether they will need to increase their property taxes to pay for them. Corpus Christi is the eighth...
- Here's a new take on property values. Luke, Rob // Indianapolis Business Journal;08/23/99, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p13
Focuses on the decline in property tax valuation in Clinton County, Indiana in 1999. Efforts of local schools, county library, and the city government in cutting their budgets and finding replacement funds; Deliberation on the appropriateness of giving tax abatements to create...
- Those applying for property credit warned against bogus tax preparers. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;12/27/93 - 1/3/94, Vol. 5 Issue 44, p8
Warns consumers applying for property credit against bogus tax preparers. Tax Department's training of volunteers to assist New Yorkers for free in completing their IT-214 program application; Qualifications for eligibility for the Real Property Tax Credit.
- Assessor offers ideas to improve valuation system. Lyons, Rick // Inside Tucson Business;06/10/96, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p5
Opinion. Presents insights and suggestions on property taxes. Structure of the property tax system; Factors considered in determining the levy; Primary standards for apportionment in Arizona; Assessor's job of identifying all taxable property and determine its value and classification.