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Governor Creates Property Tax Task Force

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Governor Dalrymple announced this morning the creation of a task force to research and analyze ways to reform statewide property taxes. The fourteen member task force was assembled in response to the public asking for lower property taxes.

Dalrymple says the technical task force is expected to simplify and create transparencies on how the state collects and uses property taxes. He also says he hopes it finds ways to eliminate any unnecessary taxes.

"In the end, we can expect to simplify our property tax system, provide greater transparencies in the budgeting process and we can also identify opportunities to improve the property tax system in ways that will lead to meaningful savings, meaningful long term savings to our tax payers," says Dalrymple.

The task force meets for the first time on Friday.

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