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Fargo Forum: ND property tax hikes are coming

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It took a couple weeks, but statewide media is finally catching on to the warnings we have been sending out: property taxes are going up! On Friday, the Fargo Forum published a story entitled “Property tax increases coming in ND after legislative changes, auditors say”. Cass County Auditor Michael Montplaisir predicted an 8.5 to 9 percent increase on residential property ...

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The Latest: Colorado school district gets bailout

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DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Colorado school district seeking help after coal giant Peabody fails to pay taxes (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Colorado’s state board of education has emptied its emergency fund to help a 300-student district caught up in a giant coal company’s financial woes. The board voted 7-0 Thursday to put all its $1 million ...

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Sales tax would pay for levee work in Lafourche Parish

THIBODAUX, La. — Early voting for the May 2 election starts Saturday and voters can decide whether to approve a quarter-cent sales tax increase for levee and drainage improvements in north Lafourche. The tax is expected to raise about $2.2 million a year for the North Lafourche Levee District, which works to improve drainage and enhance flood protection for parish ...

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Weld County tax base grows as oil and gas keeps booming

Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune, Colo. The ever-growing oil and gas industry is making up a larger portion of the Weld County tax base, driving down residential property taxes, county officials say. And it’s only going to continue. “Even though values will go up, I would not guarantee taxes would do the same,” said Chris Woodruff, Weld County’s assessor. ...

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Commercial values to skyrocket

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Eric Killelea  Williams County’s commercial property tax values continue to rise and residential values have started to settle, as Williams County Assessor Denell Kallemeyn prepares for upcoming tax equalization meetings. Assessment of valuations were set to stop Feb. 1. The meetings determine property values for 2014. This will have an effect on county and city budgets and mill levies for ...

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