BAY MINETTE, Ala. (WPMI) Property values for thousands of homes in Baldwin County are going up. This means more money for schools and projects.
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Property Values Increase in Baldwin County | Mobile AL, Pensacola FL News, Weather, Sports | WPMI-TV | Local15TV.comTuesday, May 7th, 2013
House passes bill to shift some Baldwin County revenues from fire departments to economic development | al.comWednesday, May 1st, 2013
MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The Alabama House of Representatives today approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would shift some ad valorem tax revenues from Baldwin County volunteer fire departments to a nonprofit economic development organization.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Alabama — The Baldwin County Revenue Commissioner’s Office has started mailing valuation notices, but every property owner should not expect to get one this year.
Good and Bad News about Property Taxes in Baldwin County | Mobile AL, Pensacola FL News, Weather, Sports | WPMI-TV | Local15TV.comThursday, October 4th, 2012
(FAIRHOPE, Ala.) You will probably be paying less on property taxes, but that means, the value of your home is also going down. The effects of lower property taxes trickle down as area schools and organizations that benefit from the tax revenue will also miss the money.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — The Baldwin County Revenue Commissioner’s Office mailed tax bills to Baldwin County property owners on Sept. 28.
Fairhope Single Tax lease holders were accidentally included in this mailing, according to a news release from Revenue Commissioner Teddy Faust Jr.
FOLEY, Alabama — Sales tax collections are up but property taxes are still down, leaving the Baldwin County Commission with a projected deficit of between $1.7 million and $2 million to carry into the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.
A top elected official in Baldwin County tells News 5 he thinks school officials are mis-managing finances.
Commission chairman Bob James says the school system isn't being managed effectively.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Baldwin County lawmakers unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to renew an expiring sales tax for county schools, during a Wednesday meeting.
House Bill 748, sponsored by Daphne Republican Rep. Randy Davis, would levy a 1 percent sales and use tax for most goods and a 0.5 percent tax for some particular items, such as vehicles and agricultural equipment, with proceeds going to the Baldwin County school board. Voters would decide whether to approve the tax in a February 2013 referendum.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — A resolution calling for a school sales tax vote in February to replace Baldwin County’s expiring 1 percent temporary sales tax failed at Tuesday’s County Commission meeting in a 2-2 vote.
No school board members were present, nor were members of a leading school advocacy group, the Baldwin County Education Coalition.
ROBERTSDALE, Alabama — Baldwin County commissioners agreed that the public should vote on new school taxes, but during the Friday meeting, half said that they opposed a request from tax supporters to decide the issue in a special election next February.
Some objected to the timing of the vote and some to the tax proposals themselves.
(BAY MINETTE, Ala.) – The deadline is approaching for Baldwin County to replace its school one cent sales tax. The tax expires on June 1, 2013.
It’s up to the school board to decide whether to vote to keep the tax, or enact a different one. A decision will have to be made before the end of the school year.
Study: Alabama Among Highest Sales Tax States | Mobile AL & Pensacola FL Breaking News, Weather & Sports | WPMI-TV | Local15TV.comSunday, October 9th, 2011
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A new national study says Alabama's total sales taxes are among the highest in the nation.
Alabama’s tax free weekend started as a way to give parents a break on buying school supplies but it has turned into a shopping free for all and that’s good news for retailers.
Alabama's annual tax free shopping holiday kicks off August 5. Throughout the weekend back to school items, computers and clothing will be – you guessed it – tax free.
Parents are picking up back to school supplies making sure their child has all the pencils, paper and pens needed to make the grade.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — County property owners with a remaining gripe about their tax valuations and bills will enter the last phase of appeal this week as the Board of Equalization hears those cases starting Monday.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama — Property owners should begin receiving valuation notices this week and have through July 1 to appeal, according to Baldwin County Revenue Commissioner Teddy Faust.
The notices are important, he said, because they give people an estimate of what their tax bill will be for this year as property taxes are based on a percentage of the appraised value. If there is any dispute, property owners can make arguments about the value listed, Faust said.
Some Alabama motorists renewing their license plates are finding they are paying more property tax than a year ago because some models are appreciating in value rather than depreciating.
Federal judge in Pensacola rules President Obama’s national health care overhaul unconstitutional.
DAPHNE, Alabama — Trained volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program will provide free tax assistance for low- and moderate- income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 years and older, starting Tuesday at the Daphne Senior Center.
This year, the Orange Beach Senior Center will again be offering free AARP tax services to senior citizens.
This service is free and available to all seniors, both our local residents and visitors. Free electronic filing and automatic deposit of refunds is offered.