Posts Tagged ‘ commercial property tax ’

Gov. Branstad signs largest tax cut in Iowa history

June 12, 2013
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Gov. Branstad today signed Senate File 295 into law, issuing the largest tax cut in Iowa history. Branstad held the signing ceremony at Hawkeye Ready-Mix Concrete in Hiawatha, where he recognized the support of many individuals involved in this historic reform. “Today, the largest tax cut in Iowa history will become law. I am proud to…

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Local government officials agree: It’s time for property tax reform

March 11, 2013
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– Local elected officials joined Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds at their weekly news conference this morning to express their support for the administration’s property tax reform plan. The officials note that the plan does not come at the expense of Iowa’s local governments. “If we do nothing, those hardworking Iowa taxpayers…

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Gov. Branstad to take message of permanent property tax relief for all classes of property to Storm Lake

March 15, 2012
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Gov. Branstad today announced that he will travel to Storm Lake to promote his plan for permanent property tax relief for all classes of property on Friday, March 23, 2012, at 3 p.m. This will be the eighth stop on the governor’s tour promoting permanent property tax relief for Iowa’s hard working taxpayers. The following…

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Branstad, Reynolds to take message of permanent property tax relief to Fort Dodge and Ames

March 2, 2012
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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds today announced that they will take their message of permanent property tax relief for all classes of property to the cities of Fort Dodge and Ames. The town hall meetings will take place Friday, March 9, 2012. The events are free and open to the public. Friday, March 9,…

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Gov. Branstad to lead economic development trip to Chicago; Stresses need for property tax reform

August 1, 2011
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Gov. Terry Branstad will travel to Chicago on Thursday and Friday to highlight economic opportunities in Iowa, recruit businesses to locate within the state and encourage expansion among existing businesses. Branstad says the state has an eager, hard-working workforce, and a number of positive attributes on which to attract businesses. Branstad expressed disappointment, however, that…

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Branstad, Reynolds tax plan prevents looming $1.3 billion property tax hike

May 9, 2011
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today stressed that if their property tax plan is not implemented this year, Iowa taxpayers will be on the hook for a whopping $1.3 billion property tax increase over the next five years. This includes all classes of property: agricultural, residential, commercial and industrial. “For far…

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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announce biotech jobs in Osage

April 25, 2011
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced plans to travel to Osage to welcome Valent BioSciences Corporation to Iowa. Valent BioSciences Corporation will hold a press conference today at 1 p.m. at the Cedar River Complex in Osage, Iowa. “I am pleased to announce that Lieutenant Governor Reynolds and I will…

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