Indiana Farm Bureau has been lobbying for a formula that would compare soil productivity to a state average and leave management practices out of the equation.
While some property owners have seen their property value assessments rising, the statewide trends had remained relatively stable.
In 2012, a total of six school districts are asking for more property tax revenue to cover operating expenses, down from 20 in 2010.
The Indiana legislature is investigating whether property taxes in Marion County are being manipulated.
Some school districts would rather slash their budgets than ask for state loans.
The Ellettsville Town Council has unanimously voted to request the re-establishment of the town’s Cumulative Capital Development Fund.
Columbus officials say they expect taxpayers to get more credits from the state, meaning the city may be able to increase taxes and not increase tax burdens.
MCCSC school board approves resolution for tax increase.
While aviation-related property is usually tax exempt, land the Columbus airport leases to developers is taxable, according to the Bartholomew County assessor.
The base rate for an acre of farmland is supposed to reach $2,000 by 2015. It was $500 in 2000.