This Week in Property Tax-Issue 3

Chinese Property Tax is Progressing...

A few articles on the progressing property tax legislation in China:

First, the Chinese governments statement

A slightly deeper dive by the South China Morning Post

A more realistic take from the Washington Post

One last article about attempts to stabilize the volatile property market from Reuters.

The Garden State is not Going to Take it

NJ Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. and other democrats are accusing the IRS of "naked political payback" for refusing to allow taxpayers to deduct  prepaid 2018 property taxes. Read more from here.

A Texas Sized Ruling

The Texas Supreme Court made a major ruling in the EXLP Leasing LLC et al. v. Galveston Central Appraisal District case that could have huge impacts across the State. Read more from Baker Botts here.

Notre Dame Helping St. Joseph Assessor to Improve Quality

Notre Dame University's Mendoza College of Business is partnering at no cost with St. Joseph County assessors office to study different approaches to improving their valuation methods. Read more from the South Bend Tribune here.

The Fight for Property Tax Reforms in PA Continues

A bipartisan group of state senators is plotting another attempt at overhauling the property tax system. Read more from the WSKG here.

Computer "Glitch" Causes Property Taxes

Another reminder of the importance of practicing good data management procedures during a CAMA system implementation from the Calaveras Enterprise.

The Science and Art of Assessing

Interesting article from the Ithaca Voice on the Tompkins County Assessment Department and their approach to regression modeling, rising home prices, and a family legacy.

David Salzer