In 2007, Allegheny County taxpayers challenged the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s base rate property valuation system in Clifton v. Allegheny County, 969 A.2d 1197 (Pa. 2009). In turn, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered Allegheny County to reassess all properties for the first time since 2002.
While tax payers hoped that the court-ordered reassessments would offer a solution for property owners paying more than their fair share of taxes; numerous mistakes in the reassessment process – some might say deliberate acts – have caused quite an uproar. While county executives focus on remedying a broken tax system, property owners want to know, what happens next? CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE