Commissioners Not Keen On Imposing Land Transfer Tax
The rising price of gas, food
and land makes this a poor time to raise sales taxes or impose a tax on land transfers, members of the Transylvania Board of Commissioners said Saturday.
But relatively low interest rates mean it might make some sense to borrow a certain amount of money to pay for needed projects like a county park in Rosman, replacement of the deteriorating county school administration building or other needs, commissioners said during a planning session at the county library.
The board spent the day talking about topics ranging from the pending reevaluation of property in 20...