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…

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…

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…

A New But Familiar Vaccine for New York’s COVID Economy

The current economic life of New York City is almost unrecognizable when compared to that of just a year ago.  Faced with the collapse of the tourist and business travel industries, hotels that reported second quarter occupancy rates surpassing…

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…