Franklin, MA Fiscal Year 2011 Tax Information From the Board of Assessors information package for 12/08/10 Town Council Me...
How do we calculate the tax rate?
14.21% at 1997 8.86% at 2007
 
14.21% at 1997 8.86% at 2007
Residential vs. Commercial/Industrial Mix over the years 1988 – high point for Residential at 82.12%; 1993 - low point at ...
 
To reduce the residential rate by $1, the commercial/industrial folks would see an increase of $4. A split tax will not do...
Resources <ul><li>The Board of Assessors information came from the package for the Town Council meeting scheduled for 12/0...
Questions? <ul><li>Feel free to contact </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Sherlock </li></ul><ul><li>Community Information Director ...
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Franklin, MA 2011 Tax Rate Information

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Information to prepare for the tax rate hearing to be held at the Town Council meeting, Dec 8, 2010.

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Franklin, MA 2011 Tax Rate Information

  1. 1. Franklin, MA Fiscal Year 2011 Tax Information From the Board of Assessors information package for 12/08/10 Town Council Meeting and MA Gov DOR website Prepared by Steve Sherlock FranklinMAtters.blogspot.com/
  2. 2. How do we calculate the tax rate?
  3. 3. 14.21% at 1997 8.86% at 2007
  4. 5. 14.21% at 1997 8.86% at 2007
  5. 6. Residential vs. Commercial/Industrial Mix over the years 1988 – high point for Residential at 82.12%; 1993 - low point at 77.04%
  6. 8. To reduce the residential rate by $1, the commercial/industrial folks would see an increase of $4. A split tax will not do anything to resolve Franklin’s problems. A split tax will only shift a share of the pie from one group of taxpayers to another. Franklin needs to GROW the pie!
  7. 9. Resources <ul><li>The Board of Assessors information came from the package for the Town Council meeting scheduled for 12/08/10 </li></ul><ul><li>http://franklinma.virtualtownhall.net/Pages/FranklinMA_CouncilAgendas/2010tc/12082010agenda.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>The Dept of Revenue numbers came from the MA.GOV website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MA. GOV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dept of Revenue </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Division of Local Services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Municipal Data Bank </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data Bank Reports </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Questions? <ul><li>Feel free to contact </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Sherlock </li></ul><ul><li>Community Information Director (volunteer) </li></ul><ul><li>for Franklin Matters </li></ul><ul><li>http:// franklinmatters.blogspot.com / </li></ul>
  9. 11. Appendix

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