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11-16-07 Increasing Revenues and Growing Tax Digest Do Not translate to Lower Taxes

Oconee has record receipts in Sales Taxes (LOST for County Operations; SPLOST for County Capital Projects; and ELOST for School Capital Projects). The County Tax Digest has grown dramatically.

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November 16, 2007

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Increasing Revenues and Growing Tax Digest Do Not translate to Lower Taxes

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By Wendell Dawson, Editor, AVOC, Inc

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Oconee has record receipts in Sales Taxes (LOST for County Operations; SPLOST for County Capital Projects; and ELOST for School Capital Projects).   The County Tax Digest has grown dramatically.   However, spending has used all of that money and resulted in a historic record of indebtedness ($ 10-12 Million for Park; $ 10-12 Million for bigger jail; $ 66 Million for Hard Labor Creek Water Project; Estimated $ 20 Million Plus in Water-Sewer Debt; Millions for School buildings needed every other year etc).

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CLICK ON:     AVOC.AB-H.Taxes.275065 6xf 11-14.07.Revenues.pdfx

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This article was seen by AVOC readers who received the November 14, 2007, edition of Oconee Living in the Athens Banner-Herald.

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It was a continuing attempt by AVOC to reach many Oconee County Citizens who do not have access to the Internet.  

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AVOC appreciates the encouragement and support of many and the efforts of others to get “the facts out”.

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The Article is available by clicking on this link:

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AVOC.AB-H.Taxes.275065 6xf 11-14.07.Revenues.pdfx

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AVOC Article Athens B-H Oconee Living 11.14.07


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