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Virginia Business Personal Property Tax: A Guide

Posted by Eleshia Matheny on Mar 6, 2020 10:41:20 AM

A consistently high-ranking state for business competitiveness, Virginia is known for having a steady tax rate and a relatively business-friendly environment. Unfortunately, however, when it comes to business personal property taxes across the Commonwealth, the only consistent thing about Virginia is its inconsistencies. This article offers a round-up of information about Virginia business personal property tax for companies doing business—or planning to do business—in the state.

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Florida Business Personal Property Tax: A Guide

Posted by Lisa English on Feb 3, 2020 8:37:39 AM

Do you do business in the Sunshine State? If so, you’ll need to get familiar with its policies regarding property tax. This article highlights some important information about Florida business personal property tax and property tax. For even more details, check out the Florida Department of Revenue’s Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

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Wisconsin Business Personal Property Tax: A Guide

Posted by Eleshia Matheny on Jan 30, 2020 5:48:50 PM

Compared to other states, Wisconsin consistently ranks on the high end when it comes to property tax. Why are Wisconsin property taxes so high? Because the state law has tax restrictions that make it difficult to collect funding for public services from any other source. Only the state can levy an income tax, and sales tax is reserved for the state, counties, and a few select municipalities that qualify as “premier resort areas.” (The Badger State also receives less federal aid than other states.) As a result, local governments rely on property tax to provide a significant portion (42%) of their revenue.

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Indiana Business Personal Property Taxes [GUIDE]

Posted by Eleshia Matheny on Dec 2, 2019 2:53:21 PM

Finding it a challenge to stay on top of Indiana business personal property tax rules? This article summarizes the essentials of the tax, and highlights new policies you should be aware of for future filing.

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Topics: Business personal property tax, Personal property, Indiana business personal property tax

Business Property Tax In California: What You Need To Know

Posted by James Frazier on Nov 5, 2019 3:40:00 PM

Business property tax in California has continued to increase in recent years. In fact, in 2017, California had the largest dollar increase in the U.S. in business property tax revenue—$1.5 billion more than the year before. And even though California property tax increases have been fairly predictable for the last few decades, all that may be about to change thanks to the split roll property tax initiative that will unfold in 2020.

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Business Personal Property Tax: How To Maximize Your Efficiency

Posted by James Frazier on Oct 22, 2019 1:59:00 PM

For companies of all sizes, handling business personal property taxes can be a beast.

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How To Allocate Distributed Business Personal Property Assets The Right Way

Posted by Carl Hoemke on Nov 26, 2018 1:45:08 PM

Cable companies, railroad companies, natural gas and oil companies—these are some of the types of organizations whose primary assets tend to cross county or jurisdictional borders. Because taxes are assessed on property located in specific jurisdictions, that creates a challenge when it comes to business personal property tax filings: How do you properly distribute the value of those assets over the various jurisdictions in which they’re located? This article examines the most efficient method for doing that, as well as how to choose the right allocation metrics to ensure the fairest possible distribution of value.

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The Business Personal Property Tax Dictionary: 30 Terms

Posted by James Frazier on Jan 24, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Property tax is a complex world where exceptions are the rule. These rules can vary by jurisdiction, and no two places refer to the same thing in the same way! There are in-depth publications and countless county websites that define their own unique property tax terminology, however, we decided to condense all that information into some core concepts that, once you know them, will help you navigate more proficiently through these complexities.

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