property taxes

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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.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Tax Problem

Mitt 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.


Peter Kinder

Lt. Gov. Kinder Says I Never Saw the Bill

As of July, Kinder still owed $192 of taxes on the plot of land plus $42 of penalties and interest for the 2011 tax year.


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Senator McCaskill Late on Property Taxes

McCaskill said “somehow the second bill that came to my condo in D.C. slipped through the cracks, and it got paid late.”


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Additional Help for Leap Day Tornado Victims

Illinois State Sen. Gary Forby wants to cap property taxes for homeowners whose houses were destroyed in the Feb. 29 tornadoes.


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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.”


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Apartment Living Becoming Unaffordable

The foreclosure crisis pushed rental prices higher, which has spelled disaster for some renters.


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More Time Given to St. Charles County Tax Stragglers

An emergency vote by County Council members means those who pay before January 23rd will not be assessed interest or penalties.


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Mo. Committee Okays Breaks for Damaged Businesses

Bill allows removal of disaster-damaged buildings from property tax rolls


A speaker addresses members of the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Council to Explore Tax Hike Alternatives

While council members are focusing on ways to avoid issuing pink slips, public speakers at Tuesday’s meeting were less forgiving.




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