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Property Tax Caps

Ritz requests more money for Indiana schools

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education is seeking a 3 percent bump in public school funding and the elimination of textbook rental fees in the state's 2016-17 budget that takes effect in July.

September 04, 2014 5:45 pm

Hoosiers would see minuscule benefit from Pence income tax plan

INDIANAPOLIS | New details about Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to increase the amount of personal income exempt from state tax reveal the plan is far less generous than originally assumed.

December 24, 2013 2:15 pm
Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to reduce the income taxes paid by families with children as part of his plan to promote marriage and childbearing in Indiana.

December 19, 2013 11:19 pm Related

Detroit-style bankruptcy can't happen in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | No matter how destitute or debt-laden, no Hoosier local governmental body can file for bankruptcy like Detroit did earlier this month.

July 27, 2013 9:30 pm Related

State board gains new powers to help financially distressed schools, governments

INDIANAPOLIS | The state board that let Gary exceed Indiana's property tax caps for three years to help straighten out the city's finances has a new mission.

September 18, 2012 6:15 pm

Study rates Indiana fifth best state for business

INDIANAPOLIS | The decision by Republican state lawmakers to enact a right-to-work law earlier this year has improved perceptions of Indiana's business climate.

August 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Shuttered Hammond library buildings up for sale

HAMMOND | A pair of buildings that once housed Hammond Public Library branches have been put up for sale by library trustees.

March 24, 2012 6:30 pm
Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

Skillman suggests route around tax caps for local governments

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties, cities and towns could seek permission to bust the state's property tax caps under a local government reform plan proposed Tuesday by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman.

January 03, 2012 7:30 pm

Hammond library branches to close Nov. 1

HAMMOND | In what board members and patrons called "a heartbreaking decision," the Hammond Public Library Board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to close the city's two remaining library branches Nov. 1.

September 27, 2011 9:00 pm

Repeal tax caps, speaker says

GARY | In 1991, St. John resident Joseph Gomeztagle fought and won a change in the way Indiana assesses property. On Monday, as executive director of the Midwest Business and Economic Research Group, he sounded a rallying cry to end the state's 1–2–3 property tax formula and change the India…

August 08, 2011 3:30 pm
Gary granted final tax caps exemption

Gary granted final tax caps exemption

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary property owners will continue paying the highest tax rates in the state -- but for only one more year.

April 13, 2011 6:15 pm Related
PDF: DUAB resolution

PDF: DUAB resolution

This resolution authorizes the city of Gary and three other Gary taxing units to exceed the state property tax caps in order to reach the levies listed in the resolution.

April 13, 2011 11:48 am

Board to rule on Gary tax help plea

INDIANAPOLIS | Four Gary taxing districts will learn April 13 whether they will be permitted to charge rates in excess of the state's property tax caps for a third straight year.

April 05, 2011 11:15 am

State panel will consider Gary property tax request Jan. 7

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary will make its third annual plea for an exemption from the state's property tax caps on Jan. 7.

December 20, 2010 12:31 pm

Property tax caps will be the topic at Crossroads Chamber meeting

HOBART | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly networking meeting for members and invited guests Tuesday at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30.

November 11, 2010 12:00 am
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