How are property taxes computed?

Answer Property taxes are computed based on regulations imposed by local governments. Proceeds from property taxes are commonly used to fund community services including fire and police services, communit... Read More »

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Can you pay up someones property taxes and acquire their property?

This can be possible when the property taxes are not paid by the owners and the taxing authorities seize the property and sell it at auction to collect the past due property taxes.

Can property be seized for nonpayment of property taxes?

Unfortunately, nonpayment of property taxes can lead to seizure of property by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). If property tax goes unpaid for significant lengths of time, the seized house can ... Read More »

Do You pay Property Taxes on a Property you Rent out?

Of course you do! The taxes always go to the district where the property is located. Where the owner lives is irrelevant.

How do property taxes apply to taxes?

Between sales taxes, state income taxes, federal taxes, utility taxes, it seems as if we are stuck in a never-ending tax load. However, the good news is that property taxes can save you money on y... Read More »