Conserving State Trust Lands

Conserving State Trust Lands

New report shows how conservation mechanisms can generate revenue, fulfilling mandate to fund schoolsMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Lessons from Sandy

Lessons from Sandy

As impacts of climate change intensify, coastal regions would benefit from federal policies that build resilience, says Policy Focus ReportMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Planning at a Higher Level

Planning at a Higher Level

Just published, "Planning for States and Nation States" compares efforts at the state and national level in the U.S. and European UnionMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Fiscally Standardized Cities

Fiscally Standardized Cities

At a time of crisis in municipal finance, this custom database allows meaningful comparisons of outlays and revenues across 112 major citiesMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

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Lincoln Institute Study Compares Property Tax in 50 States

05.26.2015

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy released the annual 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study, a comprehensive analysis of effective property tax rates in each state’s largest city, one rural area in each state, and the District of Columbia. The study, produced in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence, tracks the property tax as the primary revenue source to fund local government to provide basic services. The Northeast and Midwest generally have higher property tax burdens as compared to the West and Southwest. Full Story

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