Property Tax Rebate

Hamilton County homeowners will get some more money back next year. Commissioners approved the full funding of the property tax rebate (PTR) Monday morning.

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Hamilton County Commissioners are expected to set the county's property tax rebate (PTR) amount for next year at a meeting Monday.

Residential property owners were promised a refund as part of a ballot issue approved in 1996 to increase the sales tax by a half cent to pay for new stadiums.

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Hamilton County Commissioners have approved a slight increase in the property tax rebate (PTR) for next year, but they still aren't funding it in full.

For every $100,000 worth of property value, Hamilton County homeowners will get about $46 back on their tax bills next year. Hamilton County Commissioners voted to fund the stadium fund property tax rebate (PTR) at $13 million, about 65 percent of the full amount, for 2014. That's $1 million more than had been proposed by Commissioner Greg Hartmann. The board debated various options for nearly an hour before settling on the revised version of Hartmann's plan. Hartmann says his proposal brings...

Hamilton County Commissioners plan to vote Wednesday on the size of the property tax rebate homeowners will receive next year. The PTR was promised to taxpayers when the sales tax was increased to fund the new Reds and Bengals stadiums. Commissioner Greg Hartmann is floating a plan that would fund the PTR at $12 million. "This year the property tax rebate was $10 million distributed to people that own property in Hamilton County," says Hartmann. "Next year it will be $12 million, which will...