This article contains a short video of the Commissioners’ meeting held on 12/30/21 as they discussed the Homestead Exemption.
Real Estate Taxes
They are proposing a SDIT…school district income tax.
We provide a link to a Lincoln Institute website that provides historical and current statistics on Ohio’s property tax.
We provide exhibits confirming the aging population of Lake County.
Property taxes cannot continue to increase, it is not sustainable for seniors and those living on fixed incomes.
Representative Troy stepping up to the plate for seniors, but it is still not nearly enough.
We sent an email to Representative Callender asking for answers to our questions on H.B. 1 – dealing with school funding.
We provide detailed information by municipality, taxing districts, and school districts.
We have done extensive research on Fairport Harbor’s property taxes to help taxpayers before they vote on new levies.
Ohio’s Constitution and the State legislature has guaranteed a floor of 20 mills in property taxes for all government schools. We will try to explain how it works.
Kenston School district is on the ballot for new money, but somehow taxpayers can no longer see their report card data.
Transparency is not their strong suit.
Kirtland taxpayers get to decide their fate.
LFC Comments by T. Price: It is hard to believe that the Madison School Board would ask for a huge 6.99 mill property tax levy on the May 4th special election. Note to the school board: Do you know that… Read More ›
Modest proposal to help seniors…we will give him a “D-” for at least trying.
Inflation and increasing property taxes are pricing seniors out of their homes, Troy is trying to save them a cup of coffee each month.
What is a Triennial Update?
The triennial revaluation is a statistical analysis of sales occurring since the sextennial.
We thought we should post this article again for those that may not have read or heard of Housing Affordability Threshold (HAT %). This is a very old concept dating back to the late 1800’s, where it was stated that… Read More ›
We are “getting into the weeds” with this article on property taxes.
Our current property tax law has evolved into a tangled web that is far too complex for the taxpayers and the employees that are paid to implement the property tax laws.
In our ongoing efforts to better understand the very complex world of property taxes, we did some research on how the State and the Lake County Auditor’s offices work together to appraise, and assess our residential property values in order… Read More ›
We have spent a great deal of time analyzing the property taxes associated with the Lake County Financing District levy. Our goal is to provide the facts that will help Riverside School District taxpayers decide whether or not to support… Read More ›
(LFC Comments: Lobbyist Joe in Cleveland Heights shares his thoughts about the Cleveland Heights astronomical property tax levy on the March 17th ballot. The 7.9 mill levy will cost a taxpayer $276.50 per year for every $100,000 of market valuation…. Read More ›
(LFC Comments: We wanted to illustrate what is happening to public school finances, and why we believe that they are pricing seniors and those living on fixed incomes out of their homes that they have worked all their lives to… Read More ›
(LFC Comments: We were made aware of another assault on educational choices, and thought that you would like to know about it. Looks like the teachers’ unions and the schools’ lobbyists are twisting some arms in the legislature.) http://www.ccv.org/ohio-action-center/?vvsrc=%2fcampaigns%2f70229%2frespond%3fvcrmeid%3dhDKgo2vbEGJ2MAIW0zELQ%26vcrmiid%3d8bWIvhxsUUyUL7bDcBEqmQ Here… Read More ›