Author Archives: OfficeAdministrator

Putting Local Property Taxes in Context

On Sunday Sept. 17 The Des Moines Register kicked off what we can expect will be a continuous refrain from local governments over the prospect of losing state property tax replacement funds. In 2013 the legislature cut back the portion … Continue reading

September 27, 2017: A Win/Win for K-12 Schools

September 27, 2017 A Win/Win for K-12 Schools You’re Invited! Looking for ways to optimize your resources during some of the toughest financial times ever? Want to compare notes with other districts on their experiences with alternative ways to deliver services … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 Ideas in Action: Interpreting Your Property Tax Bill

Join us! Whether you rent or own, property taxes are likely your single largest state/local tax liability. With property tax bills payable in September, it’s a great time to join the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa to review your own … Continue reading

Myths and Realities About Iowa’s Teacher Pension Plan | 6.7.2017

This is a presentation by Chad Aldeman that discusses the myths and realities of Iowa’s teacher pension plan. From February 15, 2017    

2017 Annual Meeting Presentation | 2.14.17

This presentation addresses: “Public Pensions in Iowa: Myths & Realities”    

Cities Hold Rates Constant, But Collect More Revenue | 5.12.17

    Local governments have completed their budgets for the coming year that begins July 1, 2017 (also known as fiscal year 2018). Everyone wants to know what’s happened with property tax rates in the new budgets.  Have they gone … Continue reading

2017 – In the Public Interest Award Recipients

2017 – In the Public Interest Award Recipients The Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa presented the organization’s “In the Public Interest” Award to Jim Sanders, City of Johnston Administrator and Jonathan Lund, City of Des Moines Fire Marshal for their work … Continue reading