Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

Arkansas Property Tax Payments Due Date Extended to October 17

LITTLE ROCK, AR - October 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- This year under Act 175 of House Bill 1255, Arkansas’s statewide personal property tax deadline was changed to October 15 of each year. Since the new deadline falls on a Saturday this year, the due date has been extended to Monday, October 17, 2011.

31 Arkansas Counties Now Offer Online Property Tax Payments

Several Arkansas Counties extend October 10 deadline. LITTLE ROCK, AR - October 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- For residents of 31 Arkansas counties, personal property and real estate taxes can be paid online at http://www.arkansas.gov/ or over the phone, with most counties extending the weekend October 10 deadline to midnight on Tuesday, October 13. Residents should be sure to check the full listing of counties and deadlines available at www.Arkansas.gov.

Lincoln Helps Push Improvements to Research and Development Tax Credit

Revised legislation fosters innovation, job growth, and American competitiveness. Washington, DC - June 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) this week helped introduce legislation to improve and simplify the research and development (R&D) tax credit, which has been an essential tool for spurring economic growth at home and American competitiveness abroad. The revised incentive will encourage greater innovation of new technologies and services.

Governor Beebe’s weekly column and radio address: Saving Arkansas Money and Energy

February 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As we work to determine the total share Arkansas will receive from the federal economic stimulus bill, one thing is certain - this is an historic opportunity to establish lasting benefits for the people of our State.

Save Your Money, Claim Your Property

LITTLE ROCK – Each year millions of dollars in unclaimed property—un-cashed checks, bank accounts, utility deposits, and stock certificates—are turned over to the State by companies who cannot locate the owners.

Tax deadline is Wednesday

Taxpayers have six more days to pay their 2007 real estate and personal property taxes if they want to avoid a 10 percent late fee. The deadline for paying property taxes is Wednesday.

The Shale Play: Its Effects on Property Taxes

State and local taxes are not collected in vacuums. Each affects the other, and their interaction performs a major role in the delivery of governmental services. The state of Arkansas relies on the proverbial three-legged stool of taxation: At the state level we collect income and sales and use taxes; local government is the domain of property taxes.

Developers Embroiled in Lawsuits with Lenders

Less than 18 months ago real estate was the hottest game in town as new bank branches sprouted all over Northwest Arkansas and loan officers raced to embrace developers with open arms.

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RUTLEDGE ANNOUNCES IZARD COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR PROPERTY THEFT

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of an Izard County man for property theft by deception. Clifton Davis pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years probation and to pay $5,232 in restitution to the Arkansas Medicaid Program, $500 in fines and court costs

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RUTLEDGE ANNOUNCES IZARD COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR PROPERTY THEFT

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of an Izard County man for property theft by deception. Clifton Davis pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years probation and to pay $5,232 in restitution to the Arkansas Medicaid Program, $500 in fines and court costs