Home Ownership Leads to Wealth

Aug 21, 2022 at 07:12 pm by robmtchl

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - A big economic division between renters and homeowners is apparent when looking at net worth: For homeowners, the median net worth of $231,400 is ab.... Read More

Corporations Shift Their Property Tax Burden to the Poor and Middle Class

May 31, 2022 at 12:52 pm by robmtchl

Expensive properties—such as apartment buildings, warehouses, or home improvement centers—typically see property values increase by a smaller margin than the media.... Read More

Don't Panic: This is Not a Tax Bill!

May 12, 2022 at 01:16 pm by robmtchl

What is this notice I got in my mailbox? By law, property values in Tennessee must be brought to market value and equalized between the various property types. This notice is.... Read More

Fastest Growing Cities in Tennessee

Apr 07, 2022 at 04:34 pm by robmtchl

According to current Census Bureau data, two of the 15 fastest growing cities in the United States over the last decade are located in Tennessee. Can you guess which one.... Read More

Why Historic Cemeteries Need Protection

Feb 09, 2022 at 05:57 am by robmtchl 2

Did you know?  Nashville/Davidson County has a program to protect the 465 cemeteries they have identified in their county? Being a metropolitan for of government grants.... Read More

Let the Dead Rest in Peace : Destruction of Historic Burial SItes in Tennessee

Dec 15, 2021 at 09:15 am by robmtchl 4

Tennessee's honored dead are under assault. Murfreesboro, Tennessee has been recognized as the number one "boom town" in the United States. The demand for land is exploding..... Read More

Corporations Want You to Pay 'Their Fair Share' Too

Dec 14, 2021 at 11:24 am by robmtchl 1

Very few people love to pay taxes. We pay them because taxes are how we as citizens pay our fair share of funding local governments. Every year, individual and corporate citiz.... Read More
How Tennessee can defend local funding of education

How Tennessee can defend local funding of education

Nov 11, 2021 at 08:59 am by robmtchl 2

Can you imagine your local school board passing a resolution that allows a company to pay no property tax for the fire department and the police department? Of course not. But.... Read More

Property Revaluations in Tennessee. Why More is Better!

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Tax limitations are one of the most common responses to political pressure for property tax relief. These limits can constrain growth in property taxes, but they may also shif.... Read More

How you may qualify for special broadband and phone service

Sep 24, 2021 at 09:19 am by robmtchl

Lifeline is an FCC program designed to help make communications services more affordable for low-income consumers. The program provides eligible low-income subscribe.... Read More
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September 11th, 2001. A Date Which WIll Live in Infamy

Sep 11, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl 2

September 11th, 2001   To quote Alan Jackson: "Where were you when the world stopped turning?"   A date that for our generation will "live in infamy." They mur.... Read More

Shouldn't Laws Protect Rights and Grant Privileges?

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:00 am by robmtchl

Rights and privileges are determined by the societies that embody and enforce them. Separate from that is whether there are moral or ethical rights. See, the way I think.... Read More