GIS Data & Improving Operating Efficiency & Performance
(July, 2016) Joe Bolian, President of Taxography, addresses GIS Data, Operating Efficiency, and Performance, in his presentation "GIS Data and Improving Operating Efficiency and Performance" at the 46th Annual Taxation Conference. Joe discusses the challenges to making accurate jurisdiction assignments, an overview of GIS to relate assets to jurisdictions, 4 key processes, as well as 7 common pitfalls to avoid.
Allocation Issues: Where and How Much?
(July, 2016) Joe Bolian, President of Taxography, addresses Allocation Issues in his presentation "Appraisal for Ad Valorem Taxation of Communication, Energy, and Transportation Properties" at the 46th Annual Taxation Conference. Joe discusses the importance of accurate jurisdiction assignment, and provides an overview of GIS to relate assets to jurisdictions. Additionally 4 key jurisdiction assignment processes are reviewed, as well as common mistakes to avoid.
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(April 28, 2016) Do you have a large volume of leased assets that frequently move each year? Are you spending too much time calling the assessors’ office, or doing manual look-ups for data collection? Have you lost revenue due to overstated property tax renditions on field assets? You're not alone. Many Taxography customers experienced the same situation. Learn how Taxography can help by watching this brief video.
Out of Sight: How Special Taxing Districts Circumvent Spending Limits and Decrease Accountability in Government – By Stephen Slivinksi, Senior Economist for Goldwater Institute
(April 19, 2016) Special taxing districts are all the rage. They are now the fastest growing form of government, even though they often operate out of sight and out of mind for most voters and taxpayers. These often unnoticed local governments have the power to tax and spend like municipalities and are set up to provide a specific service. They have contributed heavily to the overall growth of local government spending and debt loads, all while operating virtually behind the scenes and at a lower standard of accountability than traditional local governments. Many taxpayers don’t even realize they are paying taxes to these government-like entities. Download a PDF to the full article HERE
John Oliver shares the dirt on how special tax districts affect the amount of property tax you pay
(April 15, 2016) Although no joking matter, this ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ segment points out that “special districts spend more public money than all city governments combined. That’s odd considering most of us don’t even know they exist.” Watch now
Taxography Launces New Website
ST. LOUIS (September 10, 2014) – As part of our ongoing commitment to improving our products and services for our customers, we are pleased to announce the launch of the brand new Taxography website! We welcome your feedback on the new look and services provided. For comments, please email the Taxography webmaster.
Taxography Announces Data Services for Property Tax Professionals; Will Attend Association for Computers and Taxation Conference
ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2014) – Taxography, the leading provider of property tax data for energy, telecom, utilities, cable providers, leasing and tax consulting firms nationwide, is planning to attend the 2014 Annual Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT) Conference. The conference, held in Henderson, Nevada from May 19-21, is the year’s premiere event for technology and tax professionals. Taxography’s president, Joe Bolian, will discuss the company’s Data Services system from booth #5 on May 19 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Taxography Announces Data Services for Property Tax Professionals
ST. LOUIS (May 13, 2014) – Taxography, the leading provider of property tax data for energy, telecom, utilities, cable providers, leasing and tax consulting firms nationwide, has developed a Data Services solution to correctly relate assets to assessing and taxing jurisdictions, rates, and tax authority contact details; standardize addresses and manage tax deadlines. The Taxography Data Services system uses parcel-level data and geographic information system data from assessor’s offices, certified rate sheets, contact information and due dates collected from taxing authorities. Updated multiple times a year, the data and web services are the most accurate and secure property tax data service available on the market today