Meanwhile, the final results of Beech Grove City Schools’ referendums were still being counted Tuesday night, but voters looked to be on the way to approving the $22.4 million funding request.
Developer of $66M apartment project downtown requesting $9.8M in TIF bonds
Under a proposed deal, the Boston-based developer of the 11-story project would receive a portion of the increase in property tax revenue generated by the project in order to pay off the bonds.Read More
Al Hubbard, who served in the White House under the George H.W. Bush and the George W. Bush administrations, is backing a campaign to defeat referendums that seek to raise $285 million for construction projects and $16 million for operating expenses.
City and county officials are grappling with the sacrifices they’ll have to make as plummeting employment, delayed collections and reduced economic activity cut into tax revenue.
A special prosecutor started investigating former Deputy Treasurer Susan Byer’s claims five months after she filed a November 2018 lawsuit alleging the office allowed county employees to waive penalties on late property-tax payments for themselves and family members.
Voters across Indiana, weighing school referendum requests from 10 districts in Tuesday’s elections, approved seven measures and turned down six others.
A City-County Council Committee on Monday recommended approval of a new tax-increment financing district for the Twin Aire neighborhood, which could lead to development opportunities in an area that will soon be home to the city’s new criminal justice complex.
Here’s a roundup of all of the state school districts that will put a tax increase on the ballot in November, including a couple of school districts with both construction and operational referendums.
The sale was scheduled to take place Thursday and Friday but a clerical error forced the Treasurer’s Office to cancel the event. Nearly 1,200 parcels with minimum bids totaling some $6 million were to be auctioned and will now be available at the rescheduled sale in February—unless the owners pay their delinquent taxes.
The bill approved 48-0 by the Indiana Senate would allow counties to waive penalties and interest if overdue taxes are paid by May 2020.
Two square miles of Hamilton County where residents for years resisted becoming part of Carmel, despite being surrounded by it, are soon to become much more Carmel-like.
The new proposal—which comes after a week of intense negotiations between the district and the chamber—passed 5-0 at a meeting Tuesday night.
Tens of millions in spending, along with unforeseen events, have drained the TIF’s unrestricted cash balance—money left to fund extra projects after covering debt and reserves.
Suddenly, Downtown Indy’s quest to create an economic improvement district in the Mile Square faces a major new obstacle.
But it’s unclear whether some of the people prepaying will actually be able to claim the deduction, as the IRS has issued guidance that limits what qualifies.
Downtown Indy is encountering resistance from some big property owners to its plan to create an economic improvement district that would raise about $3 million annually through a fee.
The bonds would help finance development of a hotel complex on the site of Indianapolis’ oldest African-American church, as well as a five-story apartment and retail project near the base of Massachusetts Avenue.
The company that bought Interactive Intelligence last year for $1.4 billion has fallen short of the Interactive’s hiring and investment goals and is vacating a new, $12.4 million office building on the northwest side.
The Metropolitan Development Commission is slated to vote Wednesday to terminate a tax-abatement agreement with Indianapolis-based GrinOn Industries LLC, makers of the “Bottoms Up” beer-dispensing system, which fills cups from the bottom.
The resolution directs the manufacturer to pay back the money and authorizes the Department of Metropolitan Development “to take such action as is necessary to recover said damages.”
It was a banner year for school referendums across Indiana, with all but three of the 20 ballot questions in this year’s primary and general elections turning out successfully for the districts.