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In recent years, state and local governments have been under increasing pressure to streamline operations and maximize revenues without imposing additional taxes. As a result, state and local governments increasingly have begun to rely on more unusual revenue sources, such as rescue-squad charges, false-alarm fines, garbage fees, and other user fees; this, in turn, has complicated the standard process of collecting revenues. To address this issue, the Government Finance Officers Association ( GFOA GFOA Government Finance Officers Association ) created a Debt Collection Task Force in 1990 made up of members from the ...
Don Judah Abravanel was treasurer and tax-collector under Sancho IV (1284–95) and Ferdinand IV (1295–1312). In 1310 he and other Jews guaranteed the loans made to the crown of Castile to finance the siege of Algeciras. It is probable that he was almoxarife ("collector of revenues") of Castile. Another eminent member of the family was SAMUEL of Seville, of whom Menahem b. Zerah wrote that he was "intelligent, loved wise men, befriended them, was good to them and was eager to study whenever the stress of time permitted." He had great influence at the court of Castile. In 1388 he served as royal treasurer in ...
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Loan giants threaten Sonoma's energy program- Watch Sonoma County
Catherine Williams and Stephen Parsons used a Sonoma County energy retrofit program this spring to finance a solar energy system for their home outside Sebastopol. A few weeks later a lender told them they couldn’t refinance their home. Catherine Williams and her husband are unable to refinance their home after putting $56,000 into a solar energy program this past spring. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat) The couple is caught in a dispute that pits federal housing officials against a burgeoning national energy retrofit movement, generally known as Property Assessed Clean Energy. In tension are two national goals: on ... market research, surveys and trends
MOORLACH UPDATE -- OC'S $100000 Club -- July 9, 2010 - John ...
provides their “100,000 Club” story in today’s issue.  It is the first piece below.  It was my first interview with the reporter and I provided a tutorial on defined benefit pensions and their recent enhancements.  Of the many reasons for why our Board of Supervisors may have voted to approve “3% @ 50,” she provided one of them. The OC Register has their “100,000 Club” story on their website.  It’s also already on KNBC’s website.  I would guess that it will appear in their Sunday edition.  So the second piece is a “bonus.”  The ... market research, surveys and trends

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Almanac : Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion
The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds are periodically withdrawn to pay for the operation of various public agencies, including all county agencies and all local school districts. Managing this portfolio and serving as banker for these agencies has been Treasurer and Tax Collector Lee Buffington's job for the last 25 years. Mr. Buffington is retiring at the end of this year and four candidates are vying to take his place: certified public accountant Joe Galligan, deputy county treasurer Sandie Arnott, investment adviser Richard Guilbault, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Almanac Almanac: Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 ...
The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds are periodically withdrawn to pay for the operation of various public agencies, including all county agencies and all local school districts. Managing this portfolio and serving as banker for these agencies has been Treasurer and Tax Collector Lee Buffington's job for the last 25 years. Mr. Buffington is retiring at the end of this year and four candidates are vying to take his place: certified public accountant Joe Galligan, deputy county treasurer Sandie Arnott, investment adviser Richard Guilbault, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Loan Giants Threaten Energy-Efficiency Programs
The Obama administration is devoting $150 million in stimulus money for programs that help homeowners install solar panels and other energy improvements, which they pay for over time on their property tax bills, Todd Woody reports in The New York Times. At the same time, the two government-chartered agencies that buy and resell most home mortgages are threatening to derail the effort by warning that they might not accept loans for homes that take advantage of the special financing. The mixed messages have alarmed state officials and prompted many local governments to freeze their programs, which have been hailed as an innovative ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Online travel industry, local governments duke it out over occupancy taxes
A storm has been brewing between state and local tax officials and the online travel industry for the last several years over hotel occupancy taxes. From New York to San Francisco, Washington to Georgia, states and cities have taken companies like Orbitz, Travelocity and Expedia to court for what has been characterized as stealing, tax fraud, and dishonest business practices. Amid a growing rash of courtroom struggles in the last five years, a body of evidence has revealed how online travel companies make their profits and conduct their business. State and local officials believe they are being short-changed on hotel occupancy ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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BudgetCommitteeHearing11 Revised
Equipment Reserve, Tourism, General. Operations, Non-Departmental. Tuesday, April 6. 2:00 - 2:45. Clerk. 2:45 - 3:30. Treasurer, Tax Collector, Finance ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
City and County of Butte-Silver Bow | Finance and Records
The Assessor is responsible for assessing personal property and business taxes, keeps tax parcels and records, checks records for accuracy, issues refunds, and submits state reports for the Department of Revenue . The Assessor is an elected position. The Assessor's Office is located in the Courthouse, Room 203, 155 West Granite Street, Butte, Montana 59701.     Danette Harrington Phone: (406) 497-6205 Fax: (406) 497-6328 Email The Auditor's Office provides the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow with an internal auditing capacity. The Auditor is required by law to examine all accounts and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
COBAE NewsRoom
FIN, Financial Information Network, Inc. announces addition of new sales associate, Omar Ebrahim, a CSUN alum (7/7/2010) LOS ANGELES, July 6 /PRNewswire/ — Financial Information Network, Inc., (FIN) is pleased to announce the addition of Omar Ebrahim to the company as sales associate. Omar has spent the past 18 years in the financial services industry as a Relationship Manager and Financial Services Associate at Bear Sterns and Prudential respectively. Omar will play an integral part in helping to further build and promote the services of FIN, bringing extensive capabilities to the FIN Sales team. Omar managed ...
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WikiAnswers - Who serves as the chief tax collector for the state
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Where can i find a FREE list of tax lien homes in my area? - Yahoo ...
I'm looking for a list of homes that are for sale/auction in my area that you can buy that have tax leins on them but I don't want to have to join some membership thing to get the list. Member since: November 05, 2006 Total points: 2004 (Level 3) Tax lien lists are public records, in other words, they are free. Some sites sell them for a fee (don't go for those sites). You can find some in your area by contacting the counties directly. Go to the phone book and look for your county appraiser or county assessor or even the county treasurer/tax collector. Please note not all states are tax lien states. ...