Items Tagged with 'property tax'


State auctioning foreclosed properties

August 22, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Public auctions of more than 250 foreclosed properties in Michigan are underway. Read More

Street Talk: A re-assessment

Culture club.

May 25, 2018
Legislation making its way through the Michigan Legislature claims to improve the property tax assessment process for homeowners and other landowners across Michigan through municipal cooperation and a defined set of standards. Read More

Appealing property tax assessments requires attention to the details

January 27, 2017
January in Michigan gives us a few things to look forward to: Newsmakers of the Year, more snow, holiday bills — and property tax assessments. Read More

Property value recovery has minimal impact on city coffers

Property tax caps take the wind out of potential windfall.

April 3, 2015
While Grand Rapids property values are continuing to recover, the increases won’t produce a groundswell in property taxes for the city. Read More

Townships appeal tribunal’s tax breaks

LANSING — The battle against a property tax advantage for big box retailers has been taken to the Michigan Court of Appeals. Read More

Cottage owners welcome property tax law

January 1, 2014
The re-assessed property taxes on family transfers have created a tough situation for some families looking to pass on residential property upon death — particularly family cottages. Read More

Grand Rapids votes on tax for parks

November 6, 2013
| By AP
Grand Rapids voted Tuesday on whether to increase property taxes to help give city parks and pools a $4-million boost. Read More

Ex-Holland city clerk appeals for big payday

June 20, 2013
| By AP
Leaders of the city of Holland are upset over a court ruling that could lead to the payment of hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay to a clerk who was fired over a property tax exemption on her home. Read More

Businesses may have more to do on PPT

Voters who are upset with RTW law can squelch tax break in two years.

December 22, 2012
Kent County and other local government officials are beginning to crunch the numbers in an effort to determine where they will stand when the state’s Personal Property Tax is first phased out and then eliminated. Read More

State leaders revise business property tax-cut measure

November 28, 2012
LANSING –– Leaders from the governor's office and the Legislature on Tuesday introduced a new plan to eliminate the taxes businesses pay on computers and equipment used in the manufacturing process, but it would require voter approval. Read More