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Is a Land Value Tax Right for Erie, Pennsylvania?

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 LVT, CPTR recommends the conduct of a series of more detailed analyses to determine parcel-level and other effects before proceeding with adjustments to existing property tax codes, and is prepared to carry out this work with the participation and support of the City of Erie.

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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 public services) as everyone else.  So while an organization’s tax exempt status may feel like a foregone conclusion, their savings aren’t actually free.  As part of its commitment to transparency in taxation, CPTR explores the specific implications of tax exemptions for cities and towns across the country.  This report is focused on the City of Roanoke, VA.

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Is a Land Value Tax Right for Roanoke, Virginia?

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 LVT, CPTR recommends the conduct of a series of more detailed analyses to determine parcel-level and other effects before proceeding with adjustments to existing property tax codes, and is prepared to carry out this work with the participation and support of the City of Roanoke.

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Tax Exemption in Richmond

In the State of Virginia, a variety of owners – including the Commonwealth, churches, libraries, public hospitals, YMCAs and YWCAs, public parks and playgrounds, and nonprofit organizations – are exempt from property taxes. This probably comes as no surprise, but what does it mean for the City of Richmond? Let’s find out using the 2021 tax rolls.

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Is a Land Value Tax Right for Richmond, Virginia?

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 LVT, CPTR recommends the conduct of a series of more detailed analyses to determine parcel-level and other effects before proceeding with adjustments to existing property tax codes, and is prepared to carry out this work with the participation and support of the City of Richmond.