New national database on real estate taxation?

The Lincoln Institute says they’ve started a program to have George Washington University build a national database of real estate tax information.¬† There’s a bit of information on GWU’s site, indicating¬† that

a data collection team is compiling and classifying a wide range of material that characterizes property tax structures and processes in all fifty states to produce a “Compendium of State Property Tax Regimes.” The compendium will be available as a data set, and researchers will be able to perform simple queries through an interactive web site.

Lincoln’s 2007-8 program document is behind here but you’ll need to register, or use bugmenot.

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