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Where Is My Value?


Last updated 7/19/2021 at 9:50am

There are four basic responsibilities that property taxes are supposed to cover.

Those are sanitation, law enforcement, fire protection and emergency services. Everything else is a wish list.

I used to be able to throw away my trash for free at a collection center in Toxaway.

Now I have to drive 30 miles round trip at a $6 dollar gasoline cost, pay a $15 minimum charge and another hundred dollars on my property taxes. All of that just to throw away my trash. There should be zero shortfall at the landfill.

Where is my value?

I like how the county commissionaires make sure that the...

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