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Following my “state of emergency” extension decision, taxpayers in Spokane County have no legal obligation to pay property tax before the new June 15 deadline. However, for those of you who can, I urge you to pay as quickly as possible during this challenging time.
Property tax relief and redistricting will be high on the list of priorities in the 2020 legislative session, Idaho House Republicans say.
The tax on the November ballot would increase property taxes by 26 cents per $1,000 in assessed home value, which works out to an estimated $4.23 per month for a $300,000 home.
The undertaking aims to bring the libraries’ design up to the demands of 21st century library patrons, who are increasingly utilizing the system for far more than just checking out books.
If Spokane County allowed for payment of property taxes through some sort of barter system, what could we offer?
Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner is holding a town hall to share information on taxpayer assistance programs and investment of public funds.
Spokane City Council approved a 1 percent property tax increase Monday, which will be used to pay for police and fire department vehicles.
Spokane Valley is planning to opt out of raising property taxes in 2019, which will mark a decade without an increase for residents.
Property taxes and the tortured terminology surrounding them leave many homeowners confused. In the end, though, it’s pretty simple.
Legislature passes $1.2 billion supplemental budget with extra money for public school salaries, a property tax cut in 2019 and no new taxes.
Senate Democrats propose a property tax break for 2019 that Republicans say is too small and unconstitutional.
House Democrats propose budget with property tax break and capital gains tax.
Senate Democrats propose a budget with more money for schools, tax break for property owners
Boosted by a strong economy, Washington can expect an extra $1.3 billion in tax revenues over the next three years, legislators were told Thursday. Some could go back to taxpayers, some could get them out of trouble with the courts.
Senate Republicans say extra money in the state coffers should mean property tax relief. Democrats say they’ll get a chance to vote on to vote on some type of relief of the increase the GOP proposed last year.
City of Spokane loses its fight to offer a special exemption to seniors and the disabled on property taxes to fix the streets.
For the ninth year in a row, the Spokane Valley City Council is foregoing increasing property taxes by 1 percent, the maximum annual increase allowed by law without a public vote.
Spokane County voters won’t be asked whether they want to raise property taxes this year. The county commissioners, Al French and Josh Kerns, voted to rescind a tax proposal on Tuesday, a month after they, along with then-Commissioner Shelly O’Quinn, voted to put it on the November ballot.
A jail in north-central Oregon has been sued by four people who contend the facility is violating state law by holding immigrants who are awaiting status hearings or deportation.
Amidst a wide-ranging debate about property taxes for schools, county officials and their lobbying organizations are mounting an effort that would allow them to raise taxes without voter approval under the guise of public safety.