Indiana recently amended certain provisions of its state statutes and regulations relating to the state’s real property tax sale notice requirements and dollar amount threshold for high cost loans. These changes are effective July 1, 2018.
CROWN POINT — Residents of Hammond and Lowell will see a bump in their 2018 tax statements, which are being mailed out this week.
Lake County Treasurer Peggy Katona said more than 200,000 bills, coming due next month, are on their way.
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A northern Indiana trial court must dismiss a case it originally transferred to the Indiana Tax Court, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday after finding insufficient evidence to prove the tax court’s jurisdiction.
After the Department of Local Government Finance issued its first “weighed average” township assistance property tax rate in 2015, the town of Griffith sought to transfer out of Calumet Township under Indiana Code section 36-1-1.5-2. That section, enacted in 2013, allows “eligible municipalities” to transfer to an adjacent township if their original township has a township assistance property tax rate that is 12 times higher than the statewide average.
ANDERSON — The Mounds Mall building will remain on the tax certificate sale but the iconic Wigwam was given a reprieve by the Madison County commissioners.
A motion made by Commissioner Mike Phipps on Tuesday to remove the Mounds Mall building from the April 9 tax certificate sale died for the lack of a second.
The United Steelworkers Local 6787 has raised the white flag of surrender in its long battle for property tax exemptions on its Portage union hall and banquet center.
The union local recently withdrew its latest round of challenge before the Indiana Board of Tax Review, according to documentation provided by Porter County Assessor Jon Snyder.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — A new statewide township reform proposal contains a provision that could — but likely won’t — help reduce a huge disparity in poor relief funding in Vanderburgh County.
As part of the bill that will be heard in the Indiana House Ways and Means Committee next week, townships could appeal to the state for a two-cent increase in their property tax rate funding “township assistance.”
Northwest Allen County Schools continues to check off boxes as it works to place a $34 million referendum for a new elementary school and other improvements on the May ballot.
Community members are also stepping up to help with the referendum efforts.
The 7,500-student district wants to build an elementary school to accommodate growth. It has gained about 500 elementary students since 2009-10 and expects to add nearly 350 more by 2022-23, a recent demographic study found.
In April, the Indiana Supreme Court handed Kohl’s Corp. a victory when it agreed not to review a lowered property assessment that was awarded to one of Kohl’s stores because of the growing vacancy and dropping values of other shopping centers in its area.
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ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP — Large increases in home values has many St. John Township residents up in arms and trekking to the township assessor’s office to file an appeal.
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An outside review of commercial property assessments is the first recommendation from a group working for more efficiency in Terre Haute and Vigo County government.
A 10-member team study team chaired by restaurant owner Scott Womack released a report Wednesday charging that under-assessment is costing the city and county millions of dollars in property tax revenues.