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Property Taxes Higher

Property Taxes Higher

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A report issued by the Nebraska Department of Revenue said that total property taxes statewide increased by almost one hundred seventy million dollars, or about five point two percent from 2012 to 2013.

In Cedar County, land valuations increased over twenty one percent, while taxes levied went up five point six percent.

County Commission Chairman Dave McGregor said they hold increases to just cover their increasing costs…

 

McGregor says a lot of highway costs that used to be covered by the state and federal funds are now on the county…

 

Governor Dave Heineman has made tax cuts his main legislative priority this year, including property taxes. McGregor says a cut like that would be very difficult for counties…

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