Richie McKeithen

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Plan To Annually Reassess Properties In Philadelphia Is Scrapped

Last year’s overhaul of property values in Philadelphia has led to a backlog of appeals this year, and that, in turn, has prompted the city to scrap plans to make reassessments annual.

04/02/2014

(Mayor Nutter, with other city officials, stresses the importance of the "Actual Value Initiative."  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Officials Offer Appeals Path for Revised Property Assessments

If you have questions about the assessment, you can call the Office of Property Assessment at 215-686-9200, or go to phila.gov/opa.

02/15/2013

Chief Assessment officer Richie McKeithen holds up a state issued ID which property tax assessors will display when they come knocking (credit: KYW's Steve Tawa)

New Property Tax Officer Says Reassessments Will Aim To Hit True Market Value

“We don’t set the market, new chief assessment officer Richie McKeithen says. “We just follow the activity that occurs.”

08/31/2011

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City Hall Plans To Ensure Philadelphia Properties Are Tax Exempt

City Hall’s new top property assessor has told city council members that his evaluators will make sure tax-exempt properties are checked more frequently, to make sure they are what they advertise.

04/23/2011

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