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Letter: Taxing us out of ownership is wrong

We received our tax assessment on our property just the other day. The last assessment was 2017, so they do a new one every other year. Well in 2017 our property value went up 50%, now in 2019 it went up additional 30%. Essentially an 80% taxed assessment in 4 short years! Where’s all the money from pot and from the taxes on everything else we buy? Has anyone else noticed businesses are closing? Grand is like a ghost town! Town managers interest lies in tourism. Where do the locals fit in? Taxing us out of ownership is wrong and needs to be challenged with our legislators.
Mary James,
Carbondale


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