Philly Settles With Property Owners In Tax Assesment Dispute

Law360, Philadelphia (September 25, 2013, 2:24 PM EDT) -- A group of more than 1,500 property owners in a class action challenging the constitutionality of a deal made by the city and school district of Philadelphia to delay implementation of a new system for determining tax assessments filed a motion in state court Friday seeking to settle their claims.

In a filing in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, the challengers said that the city and school district had agreed to allow the property owners — who alleged that delaying the city's use of...
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