Tuesday, May 24, 2011

How high could some Meck tax bills rise?

More than half of the Mecklenburg households facing higher taxes under County Manager Harry Jones' recommended 2011-12 budget would see their bills increase by up to 20 percent, newly-released figures show.

Four percent could see their tax bills more than double, the county analysis shows. See the chart by clicking here.

(Search the Observer's database to find out how much your tax bill could increase by clicking here )

Jones' budget proposes a tax rate of 82.49 cents per $100 of assessed value. That's just over a penny less than the current rate, but would be applied to the new -- and in many cases, higher -- property tax values mailed earlier this year.

Mecklenburg officials previously said 185,127 households, or about 57 percent in the county, would pay more under Jones' proposal.

Of those, about 57 percent, or 105,178 households, would see their bills increase by up to 19.99 percent, according to information sent to county commissioners on Monday.

Another 30,329 households would see their bills increase between 20- and 20.99 percent.

Meanwhile, 4.1 percent could see their bills go up by more than 100 percent. -- APRIL BETHEA


Anonymous said...

All to continue to support the welfare scum and the filth that infests our schools.

Anonymous said...

It looks like mine is going up roughly $85 a month. This on top of gas and groceries going up and our salaries basically staying flat. Always nice to live in an employer's market.

We're not going to lose the house, this is going to cause us to make some other cut backs, but I'm really concerned about my elderly neighbors who have lived in their house for 50+ years. Where are they going to get that extra money?

I don't think it would have been too much to ask for a cap on how much the taxes on any one house could go up by. I'm willing to pay a little more but this is a bit outrageous.

Anonymous said...

On another note isnt it convenient with the 2012 coming the once all black Obama needing white votes is suddenly now white over in Ireland? Hilarious.


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therestofthestory said...

Well Jennifer has left Parks Helm's "chicken sandwich, cup of slaw" increase in the dust. What a legacy I hope she leaves soon.

Jim said...

@ Anonymous 5-24, 8:42 a.m.

Look for a new book: "Dreams From My Great-great-great-grandfather"!

Anonymous said...

Yea how dare Obama connect with his actual ancestry instead of embrassing the fake one the wide right made up.

Anonymous said...

Is it true that Mecklenburg County already has some of the highest taxes in the entire Southeast?

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