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    Study: Cutting Income and Property Tax, Broadening Sales Tax Would Boost Wisconsin Economy

    30 Sep, 2014

    Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Policy Research Institute (WPRI) recently released a study that found Wisconsin could boost its economy without bankrupting state government by cutting income and property...

    Unwinding Arizona’s Proposition 117 – Unseen Costs of Development

    25 Sep, 2014

    By Jodi A. Bain & Cindy Lowder, Senior Managing Consultants, Tucson

    Iowa Businesses Receive First Property Tax Relief in 3 Decades

    24 Sep, 2014

    Business property owners in Iowa received $127.3 million in tax relief this month, thanks to landmark legislation enacted by the split-control Legislature in 2013, marking the first reduction in...

    Cost Segregation - Engineering Increased Cash Flow for the Hospitality Industry

    23 Sep, 2014

    By Sharif Mitchell, Mid-Atlantic Area Leader / Principal, Paradigm Tax Group, NYC

    Judge Refuses to Block Fulton County Property Tax Hike

    22 Sep, 2014

    During a hearing last Thursday, a judge ruled that Fulton County will be allowed to collect a 17 percent property tax increase the county commission approved last month. However, Cobb County Superior...

    Jefferson County, CO Assessor Candidate Owes Thousands in Delinquent Taxes

    19 Sep, 2014

    A candidate in the running to oversee Jefferson County, Colorado's property tax system as its next assessor owes thousands of dollars in delinquent taxes at both the federal and state level,...

    Fulton County Tax Bills Reflect Controversial 17% Property Tax Hike

    18 Sep, 2014

    By Eddie Krebs, Managing Consultant, Atlanta

    Bill to Abolish School Property Tax Passes PA Senate Committee

    17 Sep, 2014

    A bill to eliminate the school property tax in Pennsylvania has made it out of the Senate Finance Committee. According to the Pittsburgh Business Times, Senate Bill 76 (also known as the Property Tax...

    Adjusting California Property Values for Destruction Caused by Calamities

    16 Sep, 2014

    By Randy Burns, Northern California Area Leader / Principal, San Francisco

    Michigan's Prop 1 'Opens Door' to Further Tax Reform

    15 Sep, 2014

    Despite Michigan voters overwhelmingly approving Proposal 1 last month, which phases out the business personal property tax, business lobbyists are pushing for further business tax reform. While Prop...

    Pittsburgh URA Votes to Create TIF District to Spur $500M Development on Former Civic Arena Site

    12 Sep, 2014

    Pittsburgh's board of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) voted through six agenda items at its September board meeting that are expected to help launch $500 million in new development on the...

    New Construction Developments in North Texas Create Challenging Tax Appeal Opportunities

    11 Sep, 2014

    By Jerry Heaton, Senior Managing Consultant/Principal, Dallas

    Cleveland a 'City of Choice' for Hotel Development

    10 Sep, 2014

    Hotel development in Cleveland is booming, thanks in part to the city winning the bid for the 2016 RNC, a new convention center and a surging health care sector, according to Hotel News Now....

    Orlando Gives Preliminary Approval to 17.7% Tax Hike

    9 Sep, 2014

    On Monday, the Orlando City Council gave preliminary approval to a 17.7 percent property tax increase, which would raise the rate by $1, to $6.65 per $1,000 of taxable value. The council says the...

    Nevada Will Give Telsa Gigafactory $1.25 Billion Tax Deal

    8 Sep, 2014

    After a 5-state battle for Telsa Motors' $5 billion battery gigafactory, Nevada came out as the victor. While the five million square foot complex is expected to generate 6,500 high-paying jobs,...

    California Historic Preservation Tax Credit Pending

    5 Sep, 2014

    California's recently passed Assembly Bill 1999, authored by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), would offer a a 20% state tax credit to developers restoring structures listed on the National...

    Michigan Court of Appeals Denies Request to Disqualify Property Owner’s Expert

    4 Sep, 2014

    By Michael Clary, Senior Managing Consultant, Detroit

    Property Tax Breaks Have Quadrupled in Franklin County

    3 Sep, 2014

    The number of properties receiving a tax abatement or having a portion of their property tax revenue redirected to another purpose has exploded in Franklin County, Ohio over the past 15 years, an...

    NREI: As Self-Storage Cash Flows Rise, Competition for Assets Compresses Rates

    2 Sep, 2014

    As the multifamily sector has skyrocketed from the recession, the niche self-storage industry is attracting all types of new investors looking for safe returns. According to the National Real Estate...