St. Louis County assessor http://news.stlpublicradio.org en County Assessor To Review Property Tax Exemptions Of Non-Profit Groups http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/county-assessor-review-property-tax-exemptions-non-profit-groups <p>The St. Louis County Assessor’s Office will undertake a review of all tax-exempt properties in the county to confirm their owners still qualify for the tax break.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Exemptions have been granted to thousands of non-profit groups because their properties are used for charitable, religious or educational purposes, but some of them no longer qualify, said County Assessor Jake Zimmerman.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:46:50 +0000 Joseph Leahy 33702 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org County Assessor To Review Property Tax Exemptions Of Non-Profit Groups Zimmerman sworn in as St. Louis County Assessor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/zimmerman-sworn-st-louis-county-assessor <p>For the first time in more than 50 years, St. Louis County has an <em>elected </em>assessor - not one appointed by the county executive.</p><p>Jake Zimmerman was sworn into office today following his election on April 5. Zimmerman says his priority is to build an accountable office that listens to the county&#39;s taxpayers.</p> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:15:03 +0000 Bill Raack 999 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Zimmerman sworn in as St. Louis County Assessor Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-april-6-2011 <p><strong>City Voters Overwhelmingly Agree to Keep Earnings Tax</strong></p><p>Now that voters in both of Missouri&#39;s large cities have renewed their earnings taxes, leaders of both St. Louis and&nbsp;Kansas City say now is the time for a hard look at how they operate. Kansas City voted Tuesday to keep its 1 percent earnings tax by a 3-to-1 margin. The gap was bigger in St. Louis, where nearly 90 percent of voters favored the 1 percent tax.</p> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:19:02 +0000 Julie Bierach 885 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 6, 2011