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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

‘They reneged on their promises'; Wind developers file more than 100 tax appeals in county

BAD AXE — Local wind energy developers have filed nearly 100 appeals to the Michigan Tax Tribunal in efforts to pay what the state — not what local governments — claim is the appropriate taxes for wind farms.
And local officials are anything but happy.
“The fact that all these developers went to the tax tribunal to fight the taxes that assessors put on them indicates that they reneged on their promises,” Huron County Commissioner Ron Wruble told the Tribune. “And those are promises they made to the people of Huron County.

1 comment:

Stay Focused said...

Why should anyone be surprised by this? Wind developers have a history of saying whatever they think they need to say to get the gravel trucks running and the concrete poured.