Friday, September 13, 2019
TKC MUST READ!!! MISSOURI REP. RORY ROWLAND DENOUNCES JACKSON COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT CRISIS!!!
Even better, he's working on a solution that might earn bi-partisan approval in a legislative body that wants to AGGRESSIVELY PUSH BACK AGAINST HIGHER MUNICIPAL TAX RATES . . . Take a look:
Examiner: State lawmaker calls for action on property assessments
Money line . . .
“The tax assessments in Jackson County,” Rowland said, “have created chaos for the taxpayers, for the levy districts and for our citizens and our constituents. It impacts seniors on a fixed income. We’re going to have people who have their escrow accounts already adjusted because of the assessment. However, their appeals have not gone through the process, so their assessed valuation is in fact the taxes they’re going to pay next year. We have people that have 100, 200, 300, 400 percent increases, and it is impacting them significantly.”
He said state legislators need to step in.
Developing . . .