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.
The new facility is expected to create a little more than a thousand jobs by 2015 and have a $150 million economic impact on the state.
The property is up for tax sale next month as the county seeks to recoup back property taxes owed by the former owner.
The TASUS Corporation is getting a $2.2 million property tax break to incentivize growth. Some county council members say its not a good use of taxpayer money.
The budget hearings are scheduled to begin September 13th.