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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Monday, October 29, 2012
Stow residents will have an opportunity to vote on a 7.84-mill renewal levy Nov. 6 for 10 years in the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District.
If Issue 67 — the Stow-Munroe Falls School District's 10-year 7.84-mill levy —fails, the district plans to pursue the renewal levy again. The current five year levy in place is for 7.3-mills and generates $7.3 million annually for operating funds. It expires at the end of the year. The current levy, although passed five years ago at 7.3-mills, is being collected at 8.05-mills. According to Summit County Fiscal records, an 8.05-mill tax costs the owner of a $100,000 home about $250 annually. The millage for the renewal is higher than when it first passed and it is for 10 years, not five. The renewal levy, if passed Nov. 6, will still generate $7.3 million annually for the district. It would begin in 2013 with collection starting the …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Soon you'll see signs in favor of or against Issue 67 — the Stow-Munroe Falls School District's renewal levy on the November ballot.
There's still weeks until the election in November, but Patch wants to know — how will you vote on Issue 67 — the 10-year 7.84-mil renewal levy? Be sure to take the unscientific poll and tell everyone why you will or won't support the ballot issue. Patch asked readers in June to take the poll attached to this story and as of Sept. 16, 52 percent of voters were against the renwal levy. Voters will have the opportunity to decide whether a renewal levy that generates $7.3 million annually will be collected for the next 10 years for the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District this November. The current levy is for five years at 7.3-mils and expires at the end of 2012. The renewal levy, which will still generate $7.3 million annually, is for …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The county is looking for restitution for allegedly neglecting to pay fees and taxes over a six-year period.
Summit County Prosecuting Attorney Sherri Bevan Walsh said a complaint was filed in Summit County's Court of Common Pleas against Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, widely known as “Freddie Mac,” on behalf of Russell M. Pry, executive of Summit County, and Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise. The complaint requests that Freddie Mac be ordered to pay restitution to Summit County for allegedly neglecting to pay fees and taxes over a six-year period. From 2002 through December 31, 2008, Freddie Mac failed to pay the fees or transfer taxes on more than 3,500 real estate transactions, according to the prosecutor. She added that Freddie Mac claimed to be exempt from those payments because it is a government entity. However, the county …
Friday, June 8, 2012
The bills are also available online and are due by July 13.
The second half of the 2011 real estate tax bills were mailed out by the Summit County Fiscal Office today. The closing date for payment is July 13, with the exception of military personnel. Property taxes are deferred for military reservists who are on active duty. Applications can be obtained by calling 330-643-2641 or by clicking here. There are several ways for taxpayers to make payment: The Fiscal Office offers various plans to assist in the payment of delinquent taxes. Any taxpayer who is delinquent should call 330-643-2600. Ohio law states it is the homeowners' responsibility to obtain and pay their tax bill on time. If you have not received a tax bill by the end of June, call 330-643-2588 or 1-888-388-5613, email summittreas@…
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Summit County taxpayers must turn in their dues by Friday.
The first half of Summit County residents' Real Estate tax is due Friday, according to Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen Scalise. Homeowners who are not able to pay the first half can enroll in a tax installment program and make monthly payments. To apply, taxes have to be current and the deadline to sign up is Feb. 18. Call 330-643-2678 for more information. Under the Military Reserves Plan, military reservists on active duty do not have to pay real estate taxes on owner occupied property until they return from duty. Families interested in enrolling in this program should call 330-643-2641. You taxes can be paid at the Summit County Fiscal office on the third floor of the Ohio Building in Akron, 175 S. Main St. Office hours are …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Find out if you qualify for Summit County's Tax Credit Program.
Need some help with tax preparation this year? The Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit Program may be of help. Summit County residents who are low-to-moderate income workers and meet the below eligibility requirements could get credit or their tax preparations done for free. "Preparing a tax return can be complicated and costly," Summit County Executive Russ Pry said. "It is important for eligible citizens to know that there are free and fast high quality tax preparation services being made available to them." Tax Preparation Locations: To schedule an appointment call 1-866-861-6401. For more information call the Akron Summit Community Action (ASCA),Inc. at 330-376-6000.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Installment plans are available for homeowners that can't pay the entire amount.
The Summit County Fiscal office reminds taxpayers that the second half 2010 Real Estate tax deadline is Friday, July 15. Taxes may be paid at the Summit County Fiscal Office on the third floor of the Ohio Building at 175 S. Main Street in Akron. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Payments that are mailed must be U.S. postmarked by July 15, 2011 to avoid late payment. Taxes may also be paid at local banks through the county's Regional Tax Collection System. A list of participating banks is on the front of the tax bill. Homeowners who are unable to pay second half in full can sign up for the Tax Installment Program. Taxes must be current; the deadline to sign up is Friday. Call 330-643-2678 for more information. …