Council Wants To Give A Break To Homeowners Appealing Tax AssessmentsCity Council committee has given initial approval to a bill that staves off next year's property tax bill for those who are still in the process of appealing the new assessment.
Measures To Ease Philadelphia’s Transition To AVI Pass In State HouseThe state House has passed and sent to the Senate a pair of bills that would ease the impact of Mayor Michael Nutter’s initiative to overhaul property taxes in Philadelphia.
City Controller Says Philadelphia's Property Tax Abatement Is Unfair To Other HomeownersCity controller Alan Butkovitz on Tuesday told council that the abatement is basically unfair to other homeowners who now face higher taxes under AVI.
Nutter Urges Homeowners To Send In Homestead Exemption Applications NowPhiladelphia residents who want to take advantage of the 2014 homestead exemption have until next summer to apply, but they may want to get that application in by the end of the day today.
Reassessment Plan Prompts Council ConcernsMayor Nutter's plan to reassess every single property in Philadelphia came under the microscope during a City Council hearing, with lawmakers voicing concern that longtime residents may face 'sticker shock' at year's end.
City Council Begins Hearings On Mayor Nutter’s Budget, TodayToday brings the start of two months of Philadelphia City Council hearings on Mayor Nutter's new budget, and the process could get heated over Nutter's plan to overhaul property assessments, while bringing in $90-million extra to the Philadelphia School District.
Big Spike In New Jersey Residents Appealing Their Property Tax AssessmentsIf you own a home in New Jersey, you have or soon will receive that green postcard indicating the tax assessed value of the property.