Rep. Win Moses, D-Fort Wayne, saw bills for his two rental units skyrocket by 68 percent and 52 percent.
Those bills of $3,787 and $2,447 don’t include key exemptions or deductions because they are not his primary residence.
He lives in an apartment in Fort Wayne, where he does not pay property taxes though he does pay them on a second home in Indianapolis.
Is it really a "second home" in Indianapolis? According to the Marion Co. Treasurer's records, Moses is paying $9,032.50 on the lakeside home he owns at 6407 Oxbow Way in the upscale Shore Acres subdivision near Broad Ripple. The home's proposed 2007 assessment is $772,800. Those same records list him as owner of a second property at 4701 Indianola Avenue next to Arsenal Park in Indianapolis with annual taxes of $1,571.22 and with a delinquency of $809.16. Rep. Moses was forced to resign in the 1980s as Fort Wayne mayor after he pled guilty to misrepesenting his campaign finances. Democratic committeepersons reappointed him mayor days later, but he was defeated for re-election. Is Rep. Moses misrepresenting something to voters again--namely where he actually resides? Moses was smart enough not to claim a homestead exemption on his Shore Acres home.