It's Our Money Archive: June, 2012

Holly Otterbein, Dave Davies and Tom MacDonald talk Council on Radio Times

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Council wrapped up a very interesting session yesterday, and IOM's own Holly Otterbein will be on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, along... Read more

IOM Editorial: Time for the city to start cutting

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In today's It's Our Money editorial, we argue that after years of property-tax hikes, it's time for the city to make real cuts. (Here's a breakdown... Read more

City paid utilities for connected owner's second business

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Last month, we reported that Philadelphia taxpayers paid years of utility bills for a private business. Now, we have found that the city paid... Read more

Tax Hikes vs. Spending Cuts

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Today's Daily News editorial mentions that since the recession, the city has brought in $370 million through tax hikes, and cut $175 million... Read more

Debate about AVI's impact on biz changing quickly

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Last month, Councilman Bill Green argued that businesses overall would get a property tax cut under Mayor Nutter’s Actual Value Initiative... Read more

A look at how AVI will impact neighborhoods

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In this week’s podcast, we helped you calculate what your new property tax bill could be under Mayor Nutter’s Actual Value Initiative... Read more

How to calculate your new Philly property taxes

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By now you've probably heard that the mayor and City Council are in the midst of debating a property tax reassessment. Under this new plan... Read more

Property-tax debate gets even muddier

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Philadelphia City Council members have long complained that Mayor Nutter hasn’t given them enough information about the ramifications... Read more