Solar City Corporation and Sunrun Inc. (collectively, the “Companies”) filed suit on June 30, 2014 challenging the Arizona Department of Revenue’s (ADOR) position that certain solar systems owned by the Companies (the...more
For 66 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, the 2015 real property tax appeal deadlines fall between August 1 and the first Monday of October 2014. The current annual deadlines are as follows...more
Do you or your company own real property in Kansas? If so, then challenging your property's tax valuation is more appealing than ever, thanks to the 2014 Kansas Legislature. ...more
In This Issue:
- OUCH! Do PA Revenue Shortfalls Foretell PA Tax Increases?
- County Property Assessment Appeals Deadlines Approaching!
- McNees Attorneys Goodman and Varner Author 2014 Edition of Assessment Law...more
Recently enacted legislation provides clarity and relief to Michigan municipalities poised to suffer revenue loss as a result of personal property tax reform legislation enacted in 2012. On March 28 and April 1, 2014, the...more
In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed an amendment to the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law (Act No. 93 of 2013, the “Amendment”), designed to give municipalities and school districts improved means of collecting tax...more
New laws may benefit developers and businesses with applications long pending and for future applicants that depend on these incentive programs to help induce investment and economic growth in the New York City. These...more
Personal Property Tax Reform Background -
Grand Rapids city leaders in cooperation with leaders from Ottawa and Kent Counties, Wyoming, and the Grand Valley Metropolitan Council worked with the Lieutenant Governor’s...more
The Commonwealth Court in Douglass Village Residents Group v. Berks County Board of Assessment Appeals, No. 921 C.D. 2013 (1/27/2014), held that garages and decks in a mobile home park should be assessed to the landowner. ...more
As discussed previously on our blog, on December 14, 2012, the Michigan legislature enacted a law, Public Act 497 of 2012 (HR 4753), to prevent the uncapping of property taxes on certain transfers of residential property...more
The 2013 Session, 108th General Assembly, considered numerous tax and related initiatives, many of which passed. The subject matter of these initiatives this year was very broad, ranging from efforts toward amending the...more
A new report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA), a well-respected nonprofit research organization headquartered at Samford University in Birmingham, shows that frequent statements during the 2012...more
In talking with a number of tax professionals, there seems to be a lack of consensus about how much the new law will actually reduce charitable deductions and other itemized deductions like those for state income tax, real...more
Originally published in State Tax Notes.
Many states have created special treatment for manufacturers, including tax exemptions, credits, and special income tax apportionment rules. In this edition of A Pinch of SALT, we...more
In December the Michigan Tax Tribunal ruled that a ground-mounded solar array is personal property and not real property for local taxing purposes. The 147 kW photovoltaic electric generating facility in question, built by...more
Recent developments in state tax laws include a non-titled tangible personal property use tax in Cook County, Illinois, that is effective on April 1, 2013; and an income tax increase on individuals, estates and trusts in...more
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