Property Tax

With The Fifth Property Tax Increase In Six Years, Cumberland County Officials Plan To Evict ThemselvesFaced with a shrinking tax-base and the fifth property tax increase over the last six years, Cumberland County officials are taking the unusual approach of self-eviction.
Philadelphia Officials Mailing Property Reassessment Notices Thursday: 'Some Are Being Increased, Some Are Being Decreased.'Just two years after the city completed a reassessment of every property, they're doing it again.
3 On Your Side: Philly Property Tax Assistance ProgramsIt's the time of year when many of us have taxes on our minds. Not only income taxes, but real estate taxes too. Philadelphia sent out its property tax bills weeks ago. If you're unable to pay, in some cases 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds there are assistance programs that may be able to help you.
Residents Rally In Protest Of 29 Percent Property Tax Hike In Atlantic City With Air Show planes soaring overhead a group of local residents protesting a property tax hike held up signs Wednesday on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.
PA Senator: 'I've Got The Votes For Property Tax Plan'Republican Senator David Argall says, “We’ve never been this close before.”
Voorhees Residents Can Shop Their Way To A Lower Property Tax Bill Voorhees Township has rolled out a new rewards program promoting local business.
Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges RenewedPhiladelphia's school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.
Local Councilman Takes A Stand On Controversial Property Tax AbatementA Philadelphia city councilman wants to force members of the School Reform Commission to take a public stand on the city's controversial 10-year property tax abatement, a tax break that costs the school district millions.
Pew Report: Philadelphians Wary About City's New Property Tax System A report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says Philadelphians are 'wary' about the city's new “AVI” property tax system.
Property Tax Reform Efforts Heating UpThe State House and Senate appear to be moving on different tracks as property tax reform efforts heat up in the legislature once again, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it doesn’t mean the two are at odds.
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.
Pa. Homeowners To Share Nearly $612 Million In Property Tax ReductionsUnder the program, the assessed value of the participating homesteads in each district is reduced by an equal amount, cutting the tax.
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