Rising home taxes squeezing money from ‘golden goose’ companies

VANCOUVER—Affordability doesn’t just mean a lot to Metro Vancouver residents: Every year, small businesses are bearing an increasing load with climbing property taxes. With municipal elections approaching in October, small businesses are calling on candidates to curb “excess spending” totalling $8.4 billion by local governments resulting in a 42 per cent hike in property taxes…

Why Have Cook County Real Estate Tax Assessments Increased?” CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)– Cook County residential or commercial property taxes are due Wednesday. This year it is particularly uncomfortable for thousands of Chicago residents whose bills have actually escalated. Many homeowners have been left questioning how they got so high.CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports the tax walking is difficult for numerous to absorb; especially one household…

East Ramapo proves the failure of using property taxes to fund schools: Ex-trustee

Spring Valley Grads     Photo: John Meore/ The Journal News Letter published in the Sunday Journal NewsRe “Dire times for East Ramapo as budget fails,” June 21 Perspective: The state and its monitors will continue their dedicated efforts to ensure quality programs in East Ramapo. But the article ends with the statement: “District taxpayers have to…

CBI summons Air Asia Director over graft charge

CBI summons Air Asia Director over graft charge New Delhi: The CBI has actually summoned R Ramachandran Venkataramanan, Director of AirAsia India, on July 3 for questioning in connection with alleged corruption in attempts to obtain global operations clearances from the federal government, sources stated. They stated the agency had just recently questioned primary monetary…

Real Estate Tax Analysis for City Council

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Members of the Metro Council voted against a proposed real estate tax boost last month that would have enabled Metro to make up for a spending plan deficiency, and to offer guaranteed raises to city employees.The budget modification, proposed by Council member Bob Mendes, called for a boost of 50-cents to the…

Ocean View fiasco more than doubles some real estate tax costs

CLOSE Beach replenishment is underway in Bethany Beach. Video by Gray Hughes While the town investigates options, mayor says there will be no relief this year. Buy Photo The welcome to Ocean View sign located in the Lord Baltimore Elementary School parking lot. Thursday, March 29, 2018.(Photo: Staff Photo by Megan Raymond)Buy Photo When Ocean…

Tax robots and Universal Basic Earnings– TechCrunch

Ben Bloch is a Los Angeles-based serial entrepreneur. He is best understood for his concentrate on emerging company chances at IBM, followed by contributing his management in 3 startup exits, consisting of clean-tech business Econation, which he co-founded in 2009 and offered in 2012. Technological innovation is moving at an ever-accelerating pace, and this comes…