Tag Archive: taxes

Frustration with Paying Taxes

We all deal with the struggle of paying our taxes. It’s something that will never end, and sometimes it seems we were born in this world just to pay taxes.

Beating Your Property Tax

Home prices are down an average 27% from the 2006 peak. But property taxes – which are based on your home’s assessed value – are up 12% over the same time period.

Real Estate Market and Taxes

Local governments are permitted by law to increase property taxes at a rate equal to personal income growth, without that increment being treated as a tax increase, and for 2009 that growth rate is 2.5%.