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Is a Land Value Tax Right for Erie, Pennsylvania?

Purpose of this Report This report provides the results of a preliminary analysis to determine the on-the-ground effects of implementing a land value tax (LVT) in Erie, Pennsylvania.  While the findings contained herein give an accurate representation of changes in the general tax trends within the City that will result from the adoption of an […]

Tax Exemption in Roanoke, VA

“Statutorily exempt” is the term used to describe owners of land and buildings who, by virtue of their identities, are not required to pay property taxes.  Their holdings are still assessed like everyone else’s but no bill is ever generated, despite the fact that they benefit from the same tax-funded amenities (like schools, roads, and […]

Is a Land Value Tax Right for Roanoke, Virginia?

Purpose of this Report This report provides the results of a preliminary analysis to determine the on-the-ground effects of implementing a land value tax (LVT) in Roanoke Virginia. While the findings contained herein give an accurate representation of changes in the general tax trends within the City that will result from the adoption of an […]

Tax Exemption in Richmond

We’ve all heard the saying that nothing is certain but death and taxes. Yet anyone familiar with tax policy knows that while no one escapes the grim reaper, the taxman can be somewhat more forgiving, with property taxes being one area in which he turns a blind eye surprisingly often. In the State of Virginia, […]

Is a Land Value Tax Right for Richmond, Virginia?

Purpose of this Report This report provides the results of a preliminary analysis to determine the on-the-ground effects of implementing a land value tax (LVT) in Richmond Virginia. While the findings contained herein give an accurate representation of changes in the general tax trends within the City that will result from the adoption of an […]