About 100,000 people in Allegheny County appealed their property reassessment last year.
When the assessment at Al Montuoro’s Green Tree house went up 68 percent, he did like 100,000 other property owners and appealed. But he was given only a three percent decrease.
Property owners in Allegheny County have extra time to pay this year’s tax bill. That’s because the first round of tax bills printed are wrong, over-charging you. And now, it’s the county that will have to pay to fix the problem.
As a county taxpayer, you’ve probably been bracing for it since you got your reassessment notice. Click on the county assessment website and there it is – your 2013 real estate tax bill.
For the first time, everyone can see just what they’ll be paying in new property taxes on the Allegheny County Assessment website.
If you live in Allegheny County, you’re probably expecting a higher tax bill after the most recent round of property assessments.
Some Allegheny County property owners who are upset they lost their assessment appeal are seeking to join a class-action lawsuit. They say they paid hundreds of dollars to have their home appraised, only to have the appraisal rejected.
As required by state law after a county reassessment, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has proposed a reduction in the city’s property tax rate to keep the city from reaping a windfall from a 48 percent increase in property values under the county’s new assessment system.
If you own a property in one of Allegheny County’s poorer neighborhoods, you could see a reduced assessed value soon.
For more information about the upcoming deadline to appeal and the assessment appeal process, visit: AlleghenyCounty.us.
Monday is the deadline for homeowners in Allegheny County to file formal appeals on their property reassessments.
A new batch of Allegheny County assessments are arriving in homeowners’ mailboxes, the last ones in the county to be mailed.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Allegheny County Councilman Vince Gastgeb.
He’s been on City Council for less than two weeks, but already Councilman Corey O’Connor has held several neighborhood meetings on reassessments.
The judge who ordered the Allegheny County reassessments is expected to decide today if the rollout should be delayed.
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