Mistaken assumptions, bureaucratic screw-ups and language problems have led to the rear half of a Muscatine church being sold for unpaid property taxes.Read More →
Pennsylvania lawmakers left Harrisburg this week without addressing pension reform and the future of the state-owned liquor stores and gave no clear indication of how they’ll address a budget deficit that’s creeping closer to $2 billion next year.Read More →
One in three school districts in Pennsylvania is raising property taxes without the consent of residents through a loophole in a state law meant to relieve the burden of rising education costs.Read More →
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
State lawmakers returned to Harrisburg Monday after a two-week hiatus. They’ve got just two session weeks before the budget scramble begins in June, but there’s plenty of legislation action to come before then.
Here’s a quick look at three items of interest this week:Read More →
Congratulations, Wisconsin taxpayers. You have arrived.
It’s Tax Freedom Day for all you tax-burdened Badger Staters – the day when Wisconsin taxpayers have earned enough money to pay their total local, state and federal tax bill for the year.Read More →
An analysis from the state’s Independent Fiscal Office seems to throw more cold water on a plan to eliminate property taxes in Pennsylvania.Read More →