April Brings a Shower of Increased Property Tax Assessments for Iowa Businesses

April Brings a Shower of Increased Property Tax Assessments for Iowa Businesses

Despite the crush of the COVID-19 pandemic, April 2021 brings a shower of increased property tax assessments for Iowa businesses. Now is the time to analyze and consider challenging excessive values. For the full post, go here. … [Read more...]

Will COVID-19 Impact Your Eligibility for an Indiana Property Tax Exemption?

Will COVID-19 Impact Your Eligibility for an Indiana Property Tax Exemption?

Indiana property tax exemption applications must be filed on or before April 1, 2021. To grant an exemption, a county’s property tax assessment board of appeals will look at both the physical status and use of a property as of January 1, 2021 — and will consider its use during the prior calendar year. Many Indiana … [Read more...]

In updated COVID-19 FAQ, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance clarifies application of interest to late property tax payments; No change (yet) to 2020 assessment notice & appeal deadlines; Abatement compliance extended; Waiver of penalties on special assessments and fees

In updated COVID-19 FAQ, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance clarifies application of interest to late property tax payments; No change (yet) to 2020 assessment notice & appeal deadlines; Abatement compliance extended; Waiver of penalties on special assessments and fees

On April 24th, the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance updated its FAQ covering topics related to "COVID-19 & Executive Orders," as those orders relate to property tax assessments, collections and payments. Interest On Late Payments Section 12 addresses the application of interest to Spring 2020 … [Read more...]

Continuing to Respond to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Statewide Extension of Personal Property Tax and Abatement Compliance Deadlines to June 15th

Continuing to Respond to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Statewide Extension of Personal Property Tax and Abatement Compliance Deadlines to June 15th

On April 23, 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-23, providing a statewide thirty-day extension on the filing of personal property tax returns, property tax abatement compliance documents, and certain tax incentive applications (Enterprise Zone Investment Deduction, Abatement Deduction … [Read more...]

Indiana Governor Further Extends Stay At Home Order to May 1st:  Advises that Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should continue to be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Further Extends Stay At Home Order to May 1st: Advises that Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should continue to be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has extended the State's Stay at Home Order in Executive Order 20-22 until May 1, 2020. In the Order, the Governor states that "professional services" -- which include "legal services, accounting services, insurance services, and real estate services (including appraisal and title … [Read more...]

In further response to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Waiver of Miscellaneous Assessments and Fees on Property Tax Bills

In further response to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Waiver of Miscellaneous Assessments and Fees on Property Tax Bills

On April 15, 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-21 addressing, among other things, "Miscellaneous Assessments & Fees on Property Tax Bills."  Section 4 of the Order states: For the period beginning on May 12, 2020, and lasting for 60 days, counties are to waive penalties on special … [Read more...]