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Property Tax Exemptions in Oregon

Property taxes in Oregon are administered by the counties. Tax rates are established in terms of $1,000 of assessed value. According to the Oregon.gov website, the Oregon Constitution limits increases in the maximum assessed value of a property to no more than 3% a year. But there are exceptions such as an addition or a ...

Property Tax Exemptions in Hawaii

Depending on where you live in Hawaii, home prices can be quite high, but have declined considerably from 2010 to 2011. According to the Hawaii Association of Realtors, median sales prices on single family homes throughout the state dropped from $439,500 year-to-date through March 31, 2010 to $426,000 for the same period in 2011, a ...

Property Tax Relief in Rhode Island

Property taxes in Rhode Island are high compared to the rest of the country. According to the Tax Foundation, Rhode Island ranked fifth among the states in 2009 with median property taxes of $3,618 paid on homes. The state ranked twelfth in terms of taxes as a percentage of home value, at 1.35%. Property taxes ...

How to Qualify for a California Tax Exemption for Sales Tax

California retailers that buy goods for resale can get a sales tax exemption on those purchases. The California tax exemption applies only if the business has registered with the state. Those who register can then get an exemption by presenting a California resale certificate to the seller each time they purchase a wholesale item for ...

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Property Tax Exemptions in South Carolina

Property taxes in South Carolina are assessed by the local counties, cities and school districts. Residential property taxes on the homeowner’s legal residence and up to five acres of land are assessed on 4% of the property’s value. Other residential property such as a second home is assessed at 6% of the value. According to ...

Property Tax Exemptions in Nebraska

Property taxes in Nebraska are high compared to other states. According to the Tax Foundation, Nebraska ranked 5th among the states in 2009 in terms of taxes as a percentage of median home value at 1.76%. There are certain homestead exemptions that can reduce the tax burden. The categories of homestead exemptions include homeowners age ...