County: Announcing A Proposed Tax Increase in Polk – Northwest Georgia News


County: Announcing A Proposed Tax Increase in Polk
Northwest Georgia News
The Polk County Board of Commissioners today announces its intentions to adopt a General Maintenance and Operations millage rate for 2017, during a Special Called Meeting to be held on Aug. 30, 2017 at 7 p.m.. The tentative proposed rate of 11.238 ...

Editorial: Dalton Public Schools’ vague $50 million bond referendum leaves many unanswered questions – The Daily Citizen


Editorial: Dalton Public Schools' vague $50 million bond referendum leaves many unanswered questions
The Daily Citizen
Dalton's millage rate, already higher than the 20 mill maximum Georgia allows county school districts, could go even higher. • Will voters feel compelled to approve future Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes (ESPLOSTs) to pay off this debt?

City of Eagle’s Landing proposal ‘financially feasible,’ up for state review in 2018 – Henry Herald


Henry Herald

City of Eagle's Landing proposal 'financially feasible,' up for state review in 2018
Henry Herald
Rynders said technical requirements have been met through the feasibility study to move a bill through the Georgia General Assembly's 2018 legislative session. “The other side (Stockbridge) is welcome to provide financial data on ... The study assumes ...

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Town Hall meeting next week in Senoia – Newnan Times-Herald


Town Hall meeting next week in Senoia
Newnan Times-Herald
Property values are rising, and the rollback millage rate is one that will collect the same amount of revenue as the previous year's rate would, if property values hadn't risen. A “mill” is $1 of tax on every $1,000 of assessed value. In Georgia, real ...

No opposition at tax hearing – Newnan Times-Herald


Newnan Times-Herald

No opposition at tax hearing
Newnan Times-Herald
In Georgia, real estate is assessed at 40 percent of the fair market value. Some Coweta properties have been reassessed because of rising property values. The new, higher values mean that even keeping the millage rate the same as last year would bring ...