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This post is a part of our Local Government book club series.  Join us in reading A Good Tax: Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States by Joan Youngman.  This week’s post focuses on the third chapter of the book. How we assess or value property is a central issue …
This post is a part of our Local Government book club series.  Join us in reading A Good Tax: Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States by Joan Youngman.  This week’s post focuses on the second chapter of the book. When discussing tax policy, regressivity and progressivity are often used …
This post is a part of our Local Government book club series.  Join us in reading A Good Tax: Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States by Joan Youngman.  This week’s post focuses on the first chapter of the book.  When I first started in my current position, I thought …
The Purdue Extension Local Government group has made a New Year’s Resolution to read A Good Tax: Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States by Joan Youngman. Published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, this book delves into everything to do with the property tax from history to components …
Property taxes in Indiana are paid in two installments, due May 10 and November 10 of each year. We are fast approaching the due date for the spring installment, and property owners already have their property tax bills in hand. Property tax bills in Indiana used to contain little information other than what was absolutely …