BMV to issue $29M in refunds
The Indianapolis STAR reports, about 180,000 Indiana motorists may be entitled to excise tax refunds due to their vehicles being improperly classified during registration. County and local governments will also take a hit as a result of the mistake because the BMV distributes excise taxes to them.
To mitigate the impact to local governments, the state will cover the upfront cost of refunds to taxpayers and will recoup the overpayment by adjusting distributions to local governments over the next two years, BMV officials said.
Read the full Indianapolis STAR story here
Campaigning for Reelection While Governing
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IEDC Regional Cities Initiative
The IEDC has released the Benchmarking U.S. Regional Cities: A Study and Guide for Transformation
report as a tool for Indiana cities and towns to assess how they compete with growing regional cities across the country. The report offers assessment tools and quality of life indicators for comparison to other cities. Click here
to view the full report.