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Friday, August 27, 2010

2010-11 School tax rates

Question: I have not seen the 2010-11 tax rate published or covered by the local media. Has the district set this yet? If so, what is the rate?

Answer: Members of the Board of Education accepted a 14.32% tax levy increase during their August meeting. Because of changes to assessments and equalization rates, the true value of taxable parcels in the district dropped by more than 3.6%. Therefore, the true-value tax rate district-wide increased 18.63%. The table below breaks that down by town (click on table to enlarge it):

As always, if you have any questions about your individual tax bill, feel free to call 954-2500 to make an appointment or stop by my office (20 Pine Street) and I would be happy to go over it with you.
- answered by Marco Zumbolo, School Business Administrator

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