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Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

Stay informed with the most current Industry News that affects your business and impacts property taxes across the nation.

    Baltimore's Tax Errors are a Costly Mistake

    30 Sep, 2013

    A property tax overhaul is in the works in Baltimore, Maryland after major mistakes were made in managing tax breaks. Consistent tax bill errors have caused the city to lose out on revenue. For the...

    Uncontrollable Variables That Affect the Hospitality Industry

    27 Sep, 2013

    For hoteliers, how you meet the travel needs of tourists and business professionals is a determinant of success. And as within any industry, the hospitality industry is subject to a number of...

    Philadelphia to use Sales Approach for Citywide Reassessment

    26 Sep, 2013

    After years of lax real estate property assessments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has decided to take on a comprehensive reassessment of all 579,328 of its properties. The last partial reassessment by...

    Hotel Environment Prime for Buying, Selling

    25 Sep, 2013

    Hotel owners and investors are finding that the current economic environment and market conditions are perfect for buying and selling. According to Hotel Business, the number of hotel transactions is...

    Oversupply among Concerns Facing Hotel Lenders, Owners

    24 Sep, 2013

    During the 19th annual Lodging Conference, held last week, hotel industry leaders met to discuss trends and prospects for the coming year. One session panel titled "Owners and lenders forum,"...

    Bill Expands "Business Improvement Zone" Tax-and-Spend Entities in MI

    23 Sep, 2013

    The Michigan Legislature passed Senate Bill 257, sponsored by Sen. Mike Kowall (R), which expands "business improvement zones" and allows larger businesses with more capital to potentially force...

    Louisiana Tax Commission to Improve Property Tax Oversight

    20 Sep, 2013

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana lawmakers are encouraging the Louisiana Tax Commission to improve their oversight of property taxes, after an audit determined their review by parish tax assessors was...

    Daytona Property Tax Rate Increases 11.6 Percent

    19 Sep, 2013

    For the first time since 2006, Daytona Beach, Florida property owners will experience a tax hike and go above the rolled-back rate. City commissioners voted 5-2 Wednesday night to raise the property...

    A Taxing Issue: California's Property Tax Landscape Faces Challenges

    18 Sep, 2013

    Despite seemingly vast public support, and recent polls indicating 60 percent of Californians support of a "split" tax roll, an overhaul of California's Proposition 13 has yet to materialize....

    Allegheny County Tax Breaks Favor Commercial Properties

    17 Sep, 2013

    The Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Controller's Office found that the countywide reassessment was much harsher on homeowners than commercial property owners, who got a larger tax cut upon appeal....

    Michigan Bills to Amend Controversial Property Tax Law

    16 Sep, 2013

    Large retailers, such as Lowe's and Home Depot, have created a lot of controversy in Lansing, Michigan for exploiting property tax "loopholes". Due to ambiguity in the statutory language, the...

    Austin City Hall, J.W. Marriott Developer Battle Continues

    13 Sep, 2013

    The Austin, Texas City Hall gave J.W. Marriott developer White Lodging Services Corp. a Sept. 19 deadline to repay more than $688,000 in waived project fees. The more than two-year long battle...

    Virginia Governor Candidates Debate Tax Policy

    12 Sep, 2013

    In the Virginia race for governor, Terry McAulliffe (D) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R) are battling over the state's tax policy. McAulliffe argues that Cuccinelli's plans to cut state...

    Florida Business Leaders Seek Tax Breaks

    11 Sep, 2013

    Florida will have a budget surplus in 2014, and Gov. Rick Scott plans on giving the money back to the taxpayers via tax breaks. Scott met with business leaders in Broward and Palm Beach counties on...

    Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Tax Code Updates

    10 Sep, 2013

    Lincoln, Nebraska lawmakers released "options" to update the state's tax code for the public to review before hearings are held throughout the state. The Tax Modernization Committee is working to...

    Los Angeles County Suspends Electronic Funds Transfer Program

    9 Sep, 2013

    The Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector, Mark J. Saladino, has suspended the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Program, effective immediately. Since 1991, taxpayers who made an aggregate...

    Miami-Dade Appeal Process Changes

    6 Sep, 2013

    The Miami-Dade, Florida Property Appraiser's Office has mailed TRIM notices, or "Truth in Millage," to the counties property owners. The notice includes important information that will affect their...

    New Jersey Business Owners Assemble to Fight Property Assessments

    5 Sep, 2013

    Vineland, New Jersey commercial property owners are upset with the city's valuations and are joining together to pressure City Hall for tax relief and to research legal action against the city,...

    Construction Spending Reaches Four-Year High

    4 Sep, 2013

    Construction spending hit a four-year high in July, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data compiled by the Associated General Contractors of America. The Kansas City Business Journal...

    Rent Increases for Commercial Real Estate

    3 Sep, 2013

    Thanks to a recovering economy, commercial real estate is also experiencing a revival. Many vacant shopping centers and office buildings are being used again for the first time since the Great...

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