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Property Taxes Going Up In 2018


December 7, 2017

New statewide school funding levy takes effect

DAYTON – Property owners take note! Columbia County Assessor Chris Mills wants you to be aware of tax hikes in 2018 when a new statewide levy goes into effect. The purpose of the levy is to fix a state Supreme Court ruling that requires full funding of basic education.

Mills discussed current tax collections and the impacts from the new levy when she met with the Board of County Commissioners last week.

She said the current State Levy No. 1 collects 1.6 million in tax dollars from Columbia County, and qualified senior citizens, disabled pers...

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