Category Archives: Property Taxes

2016 Municipal Property Tax Overview, Amounts & Mill Rate Chart

Every year, the majority of Oceanview homeowners pay approximately 1.5% of their home’s value to the Municipality of Anchorage in the form of a Municipal Real Property Tax payment.  The actual amount changes annually, depending on three factors: 1. The current year’s municipal assessed … Continue reading

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2016 Municipal Appraised Home Values Now Available For Review

If you go online today to http://www.muni.org/pw/public.html, just enter your address to take a look at your home’s 2016 Municipal Property Tax assessed value.  Per Municipal guidelines, 2016 values were published today, January 15th.  In the next couple of days, … Continue reading

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Municipal Property Tax: Important Dates and Information

The following information pertains to Municipality of Anchorage Real Property Taxes. “Real Property” is defined by the Municipality as “land and improvements to land, such as; buildings, structures and fixtures of any kind thereon”.  To Oceanview homeowners, this means our house, along … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Advantage Of All Of The Property Tax Exemptions For Which You Are Qualified And Entitled?

There are currently eight types of Municipal Property Tax Exemptions which can reduce a homeowner’s property taxes.  A homeowner may qualify for multiple exemptions which may reduce their property taxes significantly.  They are as follows: Residential Exemption: Up to $20,000 of … Continue reading

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March 15th: Residential Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline

In April 2005, Anchorage voters adopted Anchorage Municipal Code 12.15.015, a new ‘residential exemption’ program allowing the Municipality to exempt $20,000 of the municipal assessed property value of a homeowner’s primary residence from taxation.  If the property value is less than $200,000, … Continue reading

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Municipal Real Property Tax Overview

Every year, the majority of Oceanview homeowners pay approximately 1.5% of their home’s value to the Municipality of Anchorage in the form of a Municipal Real Property Tax payment.  All homeowners pay property taxes unless their exemptions exceed their assessed value.  … Continue reading

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Have You Taken Advantage Of The Municipal Property Tax Residential Exemption?

By far, the vast majority of Oceanview homeowners are qualified for, and entitled to the municipal property tax “Residential Exemption”.  The last time I checked, approximately 8% of Oceanview Homeowners appeared to be qualified, yet had not taken advantage of the … Continue reading

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