property taxes http://wwno.org en Orleans Property Tax Increase Passes House Committee http://wwno.org/post/orleans-property-tax-increase-passes-house-committee <p>Police and fire protection in New Orleans may soon get a boost from a proposed property tax increase.</p><p>A constitutional amendment to raise ad valorem taxes in Orleans Parish passed through a state House committee without objection today. For the city, the increase would bring in an additional revenue of nearly $6 million in 2015 to beef up police and fire services.</p><p>For homeowners, the increases would amount to an extra $30 per year in taxes on a $200,000 house.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:35:23 +0000 Janaya Williams 56613 at http://wwno.org New Orleans Extends Property Tax Payment Deadline http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-extends-property-tax-payment-deadline <p dir="ltr" style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The City of New Orleans has extended the deadline for paying 2014 property taxes to Friday, Feb. 7 due to the closure of City Hall as a result of the winter storm that shut down much of the region this week.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:08:59 +0000 Jason Saul 53013 at http://wwno.org Terrebonne Council Puts Property Tax on May Ballot http://wwno.org/post/terrebonne-council-puts-property-tax-may-ballot <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Terrebonne Parish voters will decide May 4 whether to approve a property tax to pay for water service or risk higher water costs under a new contract.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Parish Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a 2.11-mill property tax on the ballot.</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26738 at http://wwno.org