Thursday, February 14, 2013
Cuyahoga County officials warn against paying third-party vendors when the service is available for free through the county.
If you're looking for assistance in appealing your property valuation, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald warns against using third-party companies. The county offers assistance for free at the County Fiscal Office and the Board of Revision, according to a press release. ValueAppeal, LLC of Seattle and Tax Compliance Services, LLC, a company with a Cleveland mailing address, are two of several companies mailing letters to Cuyahoga County taxpayers indicating the county’s value of their property might be in incorrect and that "the owners could be overpaying by thousands of dollars," the press release states. Some companies offer "a custom or specialized report" for a price, said Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer Wade Steen. "However, the…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Take a look through our searchable database for sales and transfers in Cuyahoga County in October.
In October, there were 50 properties sold or transferred in Brecksville and more than 4,000 properties sold or transferred across the county in that same time. The information in the searchable database above was provided by the Cuyahoga County Fiscal office. You can search by city, zip code or street address for properties sold or transferred during the month of October 2012. For the address, just type in the name of the street—you don’t need to include the suffix, direction or street number.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Dog owners will incur late charges of $16 to $20 if they file for a license after the Jan. 31 deadline.
There's just about a month and a half left to get a new dog license for your furry best friend, but luckily, the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Officer has set up several ways for pet owners to obtain the relatively inexpensive license. Costs range from $16 to $20 with the majority of the proceeds going to the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter. They can be purchased online. Or, if Fido needs a little fresh air, the fiscal office has nearly 30 participating walk-in locations around Cuyahoga County, according to the local government web site. Click here for the complete set of listings. The law requires that licenses be renewed each year from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, starting with pups that are at least three months old. Late fees of $16 to $20 will be …