Revista Land LinesAbril 2009Edited by Ann LeRoyer
This issue highlights the myriad challenges of redeveloping vacant and contaminated land in U.S. cities; the features, prevalence, and outcomes of city-imposed tax and expenditure limits; and an...
The Taxing/Taking Taxonomy in American Property LawDocumentos de trabajoAbril 2009Amnon Lehavi
Takings jurisprudence is struggling with a constant paradox. It is conventionally portrayed as chaotic and “muddy,” and yet attempts by the judiciary to create some sense of order in it...
Documentos de trabajoAbril 2009
Reforming state education funding systems is difficult. In this paper, we argue that the probability of success is enhanced if policymakers and reformers have access to a model of the school funding...
A Holistic Examination of City and County Budgets in MinnesotaDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2009Aaron Twait and Mark Haveman
Property tax levy increases are a policy concern for state and local governments nationally. It is conceptually appealing to examine state-level aggregate data to discern trends and explanations for...
Estimates of the Total Cost and Distribution of Tax Relief Under State Funded Property Tax Circuit BreakersDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2009
This paper uses data from the 2006 American Community Survey to estimate the cost for state governments to fund three hypothetical property tax circuit breaker programs and a homestead exemption. The...
Comunicados de prensaFebrero 13, 2009
Documentos de trabajoFebrero 2009Rebecca Boldt, Bradley Caruth, and Andrew Reschovsky
Despite policymakers’ interest in property tax relief, very little is known about changes over time in the property tax liabilities and burdens faced by homeowners. Drawing on the fact that...
Revista Land LinesEnero 2009Edited by Ann LeRoyer
This issue looks at the key components of a national infrastructure and economic development plan for the U.S.; an explanation of the benefits and controversies surrounding property taxes; and...
Revista Land LinesEnero 2009Ronald C. Fisher
Although property taxes continue to be a fundamental and important revenue source for local government, they also remain exceptionally controversial. Still, the topic of property taxation seems to be...
Research Results and Policy Perspectives (Reconsidering Property Taxes: Perhaps Not So Bad After All)Documentos de trabajoEnero 2009Ronald C. Fisher
Although property taxes continue to be one of the fundamental fiscal foundations for local government in the U.S., they also remain exceptionally controversial (even among taxes). The political or...