Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 01, 2016 3:44 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Some South Florida property owners got surprisingly big real estate bills due to a computer entry error by the local tax office. You have options if you, too, get a tax bill that you think is wrong.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:17 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A man’s home literally is his castle for a former king of Romania. He says a war veterans’ tax break means he shouldn’t owe real estate taxes on the property.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 11:25 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Residents of one New Jersey township now can trim their real estate tax bills simply by shopping at local merchants and swiping a new tax rewards card.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4:05 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Paying a special property tax assessment in full proves to be costly for some homeowners.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:54 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Back in April, the American Enterprise Institute, or AEI, released a compilation of data from various public opinion surveys that revealed, ta-da!, we hate paying taxes. But what tax did the conservative-leaning think tank find topping the list of most-hated? No, not the federal income tax. We are most opposed to our property taxes. Even though