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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Rhodes: Don't blame the messenger

Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes posted this friendly reminder on his Web site:



3/5/2008

We often receive calls questioning our office about higher taxes after voters pass tax levies. All property tax levies approved by the voters on Tuesday will be effective with the first tax bill next January. That means there will be significant tax increases in those districts – as a result of the voters’ decision.


15 Comments:

at 2:04 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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It is easy to blame the messenger when the messenger is not doing the job and collecting ALL taxes due the county !

Especially, when the 'fishwRap' fails to follow the lead and investigate 'the Friends of Dusty' regarding (CAUV) tax-subsidies !

If Dusty would do his job, instead of placating the well-to-do, then there would not be a need for the increase in taxes for the electorate, PERIOD !

Since when: Is the CAMARGO Golf and Country Club a commercial farm ?

The 'black mole' claims $ 2500 farm income on his application for (CAUV) exemption, but, does his public records filing of income report that income ?

We know the answer and why doesn't the citizens ?

Do the citizens know which forests are considered protected land in Hamilton County ?

We know !

If woodlands are not considered protected, and they obviously are not producing the woodlands for comerical harvest, then why are property owners getting (CAUV) tax deductions for that ?

Maybe because they are: "Friends of Dusty" ?

Has anyone (other than 'bold endeavors') ever questioned why 'Dusty', a DINO, is never challenged in a wRong wingnut whacko controled county ?

Perhaps, the hired hand, i.e. water-boy, is working overtime for their efforts ?

Why hasn't the County Commission majority ordered an audit of their own kind ?

Perhaps, they also are "Friends of Dusty' !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE, for a real, DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 4:23 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

In response to annon: 2:04 I'm really getting sick of this idiot
making the statements etc. that he does. Dusty is a Democrat, So are 2 of the County Commissioners. One of them is trying to spend more Hamilton County tax money looking into shuttels from CVG, and the merger of Delta. Then the Democrats make deals so odd Todd is not opposed by a candidate that really would give him a run for his money. I've had enough, but I'm not voting Democratic in 2008, 2009, 2010 or ever.

 
at 5:20 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"... Anonymous said...In response to annon: 2:04 I'm really getting sick of this idiot making the statements etc. that he does. Dusty is a Democrat, So are 2 of the County Commissioners. One of them is trying to spend more Hamilton County tax money looking into shuttels from CVG, and the merger of Delta. Then the Democrats make deals so odd Todd is not opposed by a candidate that really would give him a run for his money. I've had enough, but I'm not voting Democratic in 2008, 2009, 2010 or ever. 4:23 PM, March 06, 2008"

Does shuttels = shuttles ?

Another wRong wingnut whacko, so called farmer, foot-tapping around the issue while receiving a (CAUV) big tax-subsidy as a "Friend of Dusty" !

Good thing we are Patriots first and Voters second, HEY !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 5:24 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you've had enough, yet your not willing to vote for change then obviously you haven't had enough.

 
at 5:48 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

typical Repug mentality vote to raise your property taxes, then pitch a fit when the bill comes. The Repugs always expect someone else to pay the bill when it comes due, or hire lawyers to weasel out.

 
at 7:44 PM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

5:48 - do you have any evidence of your claims? Any statistics you'd like to share with us to prove your point?

 
at 10:15 AM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

CAUV exemptions follow state law in Hamilton County and have since Dusty Rhodes became Auditor.

If anyone has evidence of illegal activity by the County Auditor - or any other elected official - they should take it to the County Prosecutor or the State Auditor.

On the other hand they can keep posting wild and inaccurate allegations from the fever swamps of the radical left. They are always good for a laugh.

 
at 7:57 PM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...5:48 - do you have any evidence of your claims? Any statistics you'd like to share with us to prove your point? 7:44 PM, March 06, 2008"

Absolutely, the records are kept at the auditors office. You can request the documents from there !

You can also click on law in this post !

Second:

"...On the other hand they can keep posting wild and inaccurate allegations from the fever swamps of the radical left. They are always good for a laugh. 10:15 AM, March 07, 2008"

Or examine one case and note the (CAUV) that Camargo Golf and Country Club gets !

So, are you saying that Camargo is a commercial farm ?

Or a Commercial harvester of timber ?

Or sitting on Federal Protected woodlands ?

We didn't think you had the answer, so spew your elephant dung propaganda to your flip-flopping, judge, party misleadder !

Make sure you click on each link because the proof is in the 'Law" !

Another "Friend of Dusty" !

PATHETIC !

 
at 10:49 PM, March 07, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

5713.30 Agricultural land definitions.
As used in sections 5713.31 to 5713.37 and 5715.01 of the Revised Code:

(A) “Land devoted exclusively to agricultural use” means:

(1) Tracts, lots, or parcels of land totaling not less than ten acres that, during the three calendar years prior to the year in which application is filed under section 5713.31 of the Revised Code, and through the last day of May of such year, were devoted exclusively to commercial animal or poultry husbandry, aquaculture, apiculture, the production for a commercial purpose of timber, field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, ornamental trees, sod, or flowers, or the growth of timber for a noncommercial purpose, if the land on which the timber is grown is contiguous to or part of a parcel of land under common ownership that is otherwise devoted exclusively to agricultural use, or were devoted to and qualified for payments or other compensation under a land retirement or conservation program under an agreement with an agency of the federal government;

(2) Tracts, lots, or parcels of land totaling less than ten acres that, during the three calendar years prior to the year in which application is filed under section 5713.31 of the Revised Code and through the last day of May of such year, were devoted exclusively to commercial animal or poultry husbandry, aquaculture, apiculture, the production for a commercial purpose of field crops, tobacco, fruits, vegetables, timber, nursery stock, ornamental trees, sod, or flowers where such activities produced an average yearly gross income of at least twenty-five hundred dollars during such three-year period or where there is evidence of an anticipated gross income of such amount from such activities during the tax year in which application is made, or were devoted to and qualified for payments or other compensation under a land retirement or conservation program under an agreement with an agency of the federal government;

(3) A tract, lot, or parcel of land taxed under sections 5713.22 to 5713.26 of the Revised Code is not land devoted exclusively to agricultural use;

(4) Tracts, lots, or parcels of land, or portions thereof that, during the previous three consecutive calendar years have been designated as land devoted exclusively to agricultural use, but such land has been lying idle or fallow for up to one year and no action has occurred to such land that is either inconsistent with the return of it to agricultural production or converts the land devoted exclusively to agricultural use as defined in this section. Such land shall remain designated as land devoted exclusively to agricultural use provided that beyond one year, but less than three years, the landowner proves good cause as determined by the board of revision.

“Land devoted exclusively to agricultural use” includes tracts, lots, or parcels of land or portions thereof that are used for conservation practices, provided that the tracts, lots, or parcels of land or portions thereof comprise twenty-five per cent or less of the total of the tracts, lots, or parcels of land that satisfy the criteria established in division (A)(1), (2), or (4) of this section together with the tracts, lots, or parcels of land or portions thereof that are used for conservation practices.

(B) “Conversion of land devoted exclusively to agricultural use” means any of the following:

(1) The failure of the owner of land devoted exclusively to agricultural use during the next preceding calendar year to file a renewal application under section 5713.31 of the Revised Code without good cause as determined by the board of revision;

(2) The failure of the new owner of such land to file an initial application under that section without good cause as determined by the board of revision;

(3) The failure of such land or portion thereof to qualify as land devoted exclusively to agricultural use for the current calendar year as requested by an application filed under such section;

(4) The failure of the owner of the land described in division (A)(4) of this section to act on such land in a manner that is consistent with the return of the land to agricultural production after three years.

(C) “Tax savings” means the difference between the dollar amount of real property taxes levied in any year on land valued and assessed in accordance with its current agricultural use value and the dollar amount of real property taxes that would have been levied upon such land if it had been valued and assessed for such year in accordance with Section 2 of Article XII, Ohio Constitution.

(D) “Owner” includes, but is not limited to, any person owning a fee simple, fee tail, or life estate or a buyer on a land installment contract.

(E) “Conservation practices” are practices used to abate soil erosion as required in the management of the farming operation, and include, but are not limited to, the installation, construction, development, planting, or use of grass waterways, terraces, diversions, filter strips, field borders, windbreaks, riparian buffers, wetlands, ponds, and cover crops for that purpose.

(F) “Wetlands” has the same meaning as in section 6111.02 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003

 
at 7:16 AM, March 08, 2008 Anonymous Harold Schuler said...

Is there any way the voting rules could be changed so non-taxpayers couldn't be allowed to vote for levies?

 
at 10:59 AM, March 08, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK, far left loons, put up or shut up... If you've got the "proof", why don't you do something about it?

County Prosecutor, State Auditor, Attorney General, State Tax Commissioner or file a taxpayer's suit in Common Pleas Court.

In fact, you've "got" nothing. Except wild charges which are completely false.

 
at 11:05 AM, March 08, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"... Harold Schuler said...Is there any way the voting rules could be changed so non-taxpayers couldn't be allowed to vote for levies? 7:16 AM, March 08, 2008"

Any registered voter can vote, PERIOD !

With all the failed school levies we see no argument that non-property owners are out maneuvering the home owner !

Taxes are passed on to renters as incresed rental costs, PERIOD !

We don't know anyone whom doesn't, at the least, get hit with sales tax ?

They help to build and maintain the bugle-ling empire !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !


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at 8:16 PM, March 08, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"... Anonymous said...OK, far left loons, put up or shut up... If you've got the "proof", why don't you do something about it?County Prosecutor, State Auditor, Attorney General, State Tax Commissioner or file a taxpayer's suit in Common Pleas Court. In fact, you've "got" nothing. Except wild charges which are completely false. 10:59 AM, March 08, 2008"

Typical wRong wingnut whacko spewing the elephant dung propaganda because they are: "Friends of Dusty" !

There is a process called Discovery !

There is a process called jurisdiction, for which, it is obvious that you don't have a clue !

Seems you are all talk and no action !

Present the evidence that woodlands are federal protected lands ?

Just what we thought: The use-less idiot of the NAZI party (tnp) is in bed with the DINO !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 12:18 PM, March 09, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

OK, then start "discovering" ...
Be sure to let us know what you find.

 
at 7:43 PM, March 10, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"... Anonymous said...be sure to let us know what you find. 12:18 PM, March 09, 2008.."

It is difficult to lead the blind !

We have provided you with the facts and yet you refuse to read !

Just to make certain we are on the same page, we have discovered how much tax credit every (CAUV) has received in the county.

These postings reveal just three (CAUV) tax reductions.

Please tell the voters, since you are so on top of things, the dollar amount of each (CAUV) based on the information spoon-fed to you so far !

Just what we thought , the wRong wingnut whackos can't answer simple questions because they have the Indian Hill riding trial blinders on with Dusty in their face !

So, Put-up or shut-up !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
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