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Pickens taxes stack up well compared to other counties

    

     Figures gathered by county government show that Pickens stacked up well when compared to nearby counties for having a low property tax rate for 2015.

     Pickens had a total property tax rate of 23.372 mills, comprised of .05 for state tax; 16.1 for schools and 7.222 for county government in 2015.
     See full story, including comments from Pickens' Chief Tax Appraiser Roy Dobbs, in our print and online editions.



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Sad Sak
-1 #1 Sad Sak 2016-02-15 11:55
ARTICLE HEADLINE - AS IS;
"Pickens taxes stack up well compared to other counties"

ARTICLE HEADLINE - REVISED
Pickens taxes stack up FOR SENIORS compared to other counties
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MisterMister
-2 #2 MisterMister 2016-02-17 16:54
We have low taxes but nothing to show for it with a shrinking tax base. Need to develop a robust economic development program or taxes will need to be increased.
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