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Tax Abatement

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

HAMMOND | The cause of a fire that burned two mulch piles at the former Calumet Pallet Co. in Hammond may never be determined, an official said.

July 22, 2014 11:04 pm

Councilman would curb 'hoodlum' motorcyclists at park

GARY | Councilman Roy Pratt, D-at large, wants to put an end to what he calls "hoodlum" motorcyclists riding around Marquette Park like it's a "wild, woolly place."

July 02, 2014 6:41 pm

Porter hospital strikes deal with county on value of new building

VALPARAISO | The two-year battle over the taxable value of Porter Regional Hospital is over and just in time for the health care provider to walk away Tuesday night with 10 years of tax breaks that had been at risk.

June 24, 2014 8:04 pm

Hammond Council paves way for new hotel

HAMMOND | The City Council voted Monday to grant a 10-year tax abatement for the construction of a new Hampton Inn at 2842 Carlson Drive near Kennedy Avenue.

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

Superior Truss moving to Gary from Illinois

GARY │The Gary City Council approved a tax abatement Tuesday for a company moving its facility from Markham, Ill., to the Miller area.

June 03, 2014 9:38 pm

Pence expects business tax cuts to produce new jobs

GREENWOOD, Ind. | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law a package of business tax cuts Tuesday that's smaller than he originally sought, but which he believes still will lure companies to Indiana and help existing Hoosier employers grow.

March 25, 2014 6:00 pm

Merrillville receives tax abatement requests

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council is contemplating tax abatement requests for two businesses planning projects in town.

March 24, 2014 8:30 pm
GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

GOP, Democrats view results of legislative session differently

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican House and Senate leaders, along with Gov. Mike Pence, claimed victory for their legislative agendas Friday, while Democrats despaired that the 2014 Indiana General Assembly didn't do more to improve the lives of everyday Hoosiers.

March 14, 2014 3:30 pm Related

Glenwood abates $500K from tax levy

GLENWOOD | Tax bills will be slightly lower than expected in Glenwood after the Village Board approved an ordinance to abate the current tax levy.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am
Outpatient building could be pulled from hospital abatement

Outpatient building could be pulled from hospital abatement

VALPARAISO | The debate over the starting date of the tax abatement at Porter Regional Hospital became even muddier Tuesday as a result of a smaller, medical office building at the site not owned by the hospital.

March 04, 2014 2:05 pm
Outpatient building could be pulled from hospital abatement

Outpatient building could be pulled from hospital abatement

Porter County Councilman Jim Biggs reads a prepared statement to reporters Tuesday morning regarding the tax abatement issue with the new Porter Regional Hospital.

March 04, 2014 12:05 pm

Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Van Drunen Farms retools C.P. facility

CROWN POINT | Food grower and processor Van Drunen Farms is gearing for a projected year-end start of manufacturing in the vacant former Dawn Food Products plant in Crown Point.

January 18, 2014 8:00 pm
House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

House GOP will let counties reject Pence business tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's call to repeal the business personal property tax likely won't have the revenue impact that many local leaders feared once House Republicans get through with it.

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm

EDITORIAL: Stop squabbling over hospital tax break

Porter County Auditor Bob Wichlinski is right to act on the property tax abatement for Porter Regional Hospital, applying the tax break to the first full assessment of the new hospital's cost.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am

Braun Corp. to bring 70 more jobs to Winamac

INDIANAPOLIS | Braun Corp., the Winamac-based manufacturer of wheelchair lifts and wheelchair-accessible vehicles, is expanding by bringing its Kalamazoo, Mich., operations to Pulaski County.

August 13, 2013 11:30 am Related

Valpo OKs abatements for McGill testing lab

VALPARAISO | The City Council gave its backing to a plan by Emerson Power/McGill Manufacturing to consolidate the company's lab testing facilities from all its plants in Valparaiso.

July 22, 2013 9:15 pm

Van Drunen Farms granted tax abatement on C.P. facility

CROWN POINT | A company planning to bring 26 jobs to Crown Point when it moves into the former Dawn Food Products plant was granted a tax abatement Monday.

July 01, 2013 10:15 pm

Hobart sets tax abatement hearing for proposed medical center

HOBART | A proposed medical/office center is closer to obtaining tax abatement from the city.

May 29, 2013 8:30 pm
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