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Cumberland County continues as the fastest-growing county in Pennsylvania, but neighboring Lebanon and Lancaster counties are nipping at its heels. According to the Pennsylvania State Data Center, which analyzes U.S. Census Bureau data, Cumberland County saw its population rise by 6.2 percent between 2010 and 2017, topping Centre County, which grew 5.6 percent, and Lehigh County at 4.8 percent. The biggest declines in population in Pennsylvania since 2010 occurred in Westmoreland, Cambria and Erie...

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HARRISBURG – While the state Legislature considers how or whether to replace property tax, there's another element to the tax that is creating controversy.
Legislation in the state House would make it harder for school districts and other local taxing bodies to do "spot assessments"" that seek to get an updated estimate of the value of a property after it's been purchased...

As brick-and-mortar stores come under increasing pressure due to waning traffic
from shoppers, some big name retailers are trying a new, controversial tactic to cut their property tax bills even as they keep the stores open...

Even the best performing and most well located U.S. malls and shopping centers are beginning to feel the pinch of flat-lining rent growth and a vacancy uptick as
e-commerce continues to take market share from brick-andmortar retailers and the retail sector enters the late stages of real estate cycle...
(CNS – Real state and local income, sales and property taxes all hit records in 2017, according to data released this week by the Census Bureau. State and local governments collected a record $404,509,000,000 in individual income taxes in 2017, $386,153,000,000 in general sales and gross receipts taxes, and the
$573,064,000,000 in property taxes according to the Census Bureau.