Judge Allows Peabody to Pay Property TaxesA judge on Wednesday agreed to let Peabody Energy go ahead and pay nearly $30 million in property taxes in four states while it goes through bankruptcy reorganization.
Peabody Asks Court To Be Allowed To Pay Property TaxesIn a motion filed earlier this week in federal court in St. Louis, Peabody says it had incurred nearly $30 million in property taxes.
Voters Will Be Asked to Approve $180 Million Bond IssueIn addition to money for police and fire equipment, it would include money for city streets and bridges, upkeep of city buildings, and the demolition of abandoned buildings around town.
Proposed School Tax Increases Could Make Webster Groves Highest-TaxedThe district says it's to keep class sizes small, keep pace with teacher salaries, open a new elementary school, and renovate Moss Field, which hasn't been upgraded since 1948.
Ballwin: Property Taxes, What Property Taxes?Tired of paying property taxes? Why not move to Ballwin. Residents there haven't paid property tax to the city since 1987, a tradition that the Mayor says he'd like to keep.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Tax ProblemMitt Romney is the person who needs to put up or shut up in his dispute with Harry Reid. There is no reason to believe a word he is saying about his taxes.
Lt. Gov. Kinder Says I Never Saw the BillAs of July, Kinder still owed $192 of taxes on the plot of land plus $42 of penalties and interest for the 2011 tax year.
Senator McCaskill Late on Property TaxesMcCaskill said "somehow the second bill that came to my condo in D.C. slipped through the cracks, and it got paid late."
Additional Help for Leap Day Tornado VictimsIllinois State Sen. Gary Forby wants to cap property taxes for homeowners whose houses were destroyed in the Feb. 29 tornadoes.
A Legislative Message to Assessors"Thirty percent of the homes on the market right now are foreclosures. It's not fair people to have to be paying for something that the value is not there."
Apartment Living Becoming UnaffordableThe foreclosure crisis pushed rental prices higher, which has spelled disaster for some renters.
More Time Given to St. Charles County Tax StragglersAn emergency vote by County Council members means those who pay before January 23rd will not be assessed interest or penalties.