Larry DeBoer: Circuit breakers, growth quotients and property taxes – Kokomo Tribune

I had the opportunity to speak to a meeting of the International Association of Assessing Officers in Indianapolis last fall. That’s a group that does education and research about property tax assessment, and they’re a big help to assessing officials around the world. Mostly, I talked about farmland assessment in Indiana, but I mentioned some of our other property tax policies, too.

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Property Tax Caps Mean More Local Fees, Report Finds – Indiana Public Media – By DERON MOLEN, WFYI

Two new reports have found property tax caps have kept more money in taxpayers’ pockets, but they’ve also forced local governments to generate revenue through new fees.

According to the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute, property tax caps have cost local governments more than $760 million in potential revenue since they were implemented in 2009.

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Circuit Breaker having larger impact than anticipated on local governments | Local – WSBT.com

State lawmakers promised the 2008 and 2010 Circuit Breaker tax laws would bring property tax relief in Indiana, and they did. But now townships, cities and counties across Indiana are paying the price because of it.

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