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Below is a broad sampling of the media coverage that has been generated by the proposals to eliminate the personal property tax in Indiana. If you do not see a link to a story featured in your community, please email it to Erin Jamison-Koenig at [email protected]

Articles

Replace Don’t Erase Podcast Series

  • On the first episode of the Replace Don’t Erase Podcast Series, Matt Greller is joined by Sullivan Mayor Clint Lamb, Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman, and Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer. The mayors discuss the bills proposed at the General Assembly, the importance of Business Personal Property Tax in their communities, and what a reduction in revenue would mean to citizens and services.
  • On the second episode, Jennifer Simmons sits down with Association of Indiana Counties CEO David Bottorff and Aim CEO Matt Greller. David and Matt discuss the proposed tax shift, the need for a full replacement mechanism, and the Replace Don’t Erase coalition.
  • On the third episode of the series, Matt Greller is joined by Tom Hanify and Mike Whited of the Professional Firefighters Union of Indiana and Bill Owensby, Leo Blackwell, and Ed Merchant from the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police. The group discusses the effect that the proposed tax shift would have on police, fire, and emergency services and the need for a full replacement mechanism to preserve public safety.
  • On the fourth episode, Matt Greller sits down with Senator Travis Holdman to discuss House Bill 1002, the importance of maintaining local government revenue, the proposed tax credit plan, and where the discussion currently stands. Senator Holdman also discusses GIS mapping, talent TIF, and economic development districts.

Studies

  • Association of Indiana Counties: Indiana Business Personal Property Tax Analysis (January 26, 2022)
    The Indiana Business Personal Property Tax Analysis examined the property tax burdens over a 10-year period, identified the property tax revenue capacity of units of government, and identified the sensitivity of property tax revenues when business personal property is no longer taxed. In addition, the analysis looked at business personal property tax elimination, where the Indiana property tax has been, and where it might be going.
  • Tax Foundation: 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index (December 16, 2021)
    The State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare. While there are many ways to show how much is collected in taxes by state governments, the Index is designed to show how well states structure their tax systems and provides a road map for improvement. Indiana is ranked #9 in the 2022 Index.

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