Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Should city use 1-year delay in full-value assessments to revamp its tax structure?

READER POLL

Should city use 1-year delay in full-value assessments to revamp its tax structure?

Yes, anything to deal with Philly's status as one of the most-taxed cities in nation
 
  312 (66.5%)
No, that's going to complicate an already messy situation
 
  171 (36.5%)
Yes, you need to take off your shoes to count up all the ridiculous city taxes
 
  204 (43.5%)
No, the resulting tax structure might even be worse
 
  151 (32.2%)
Total votes = 469
Elsewhere on the site:
 
AVI delay offers chance to revamp city taxes


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