Dear Editor: Property tax increases and local spending demand efficiencies
July 5, 2023
Property tax increases and local spending demand efficiencies
Property values are up, that's not news. Will property taxes follow? All of us need to have a conversation with your mayors, school boards and county commissioners, soon! Property tax bills have not been decided yet.
Just because values are up does not require property taxes to rise also. Has the need for services increased? For sure. And so has the number of new developed properties that pay a large amount greater property taxes than previous. Higher property taxes and larger relative government are a burden on all...