Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Newspaper Article on Braddock, Pa.
- Wow, Doc.
The guvnuh must think youse is one o' Dem 'rich' folk.
--- "Dr. Joe Q" <doctor_jq@...> wrote:
> Real estate has three taxes on it, the
> city/township/borough, county, and school district.
> The highest is the school, somewhere around 3-4% of
> assessed value. After 20+ years, you have paid for
> the house again.
> Income has a local tax of 0.5 - 1.5% of the GROSS
> a few annoyance things like "just being alive" tax
> which is about $5 per person in the house. Then
> is the Pennsylvania income tax, about 3% of the
> you calculate based on some algorithm known only to
> Gov. Ed Rendell ('Swindle' the governor of
> Philadelphia). Sales tax varies a bit but 7% is a
> good number. So you pay about 15% of your net worth
> to live here in Pencil Vein Ya.
> Come on over!
> Dr. "Q"
> --- LongJohn Wayne <daxthewarrior@...> wrote:
> > What are the income & property tax policies of the
> > area?
> > --- gklodzen@... wrote:
> > >
> > > In a message dated 5/16/2007 4:51:33 A.M.
> > > Daylight Time,
> > > rmat@... writes:
> > >
> > > I moved out of the Ohio-Pennsylvania area in
> > > and it is often
> > > shocking to go back and see the deterioration
> > > the cities, towns and
> > > infrastructure. Even in the populated and
> > > economically 'stable' areas
> > > investment in building and maintaining roads,
> > > sewers and utility
> > > systems is minimal. It seems the people and the
> > > politicians have
> > > decided to put money into other areas and leave
> > > repair and prevention
> > > of major breakdowns as a burden for the future.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > This is so true of Renovo, PA, as well, where my
> > > father once lived after
> > > being born in the nearby mining town of Bitumen,
> > PA.
> > > A formerly prosperous
> > > railroad town in Central PA, between
> > > and Lock Haven, Renovo has also
> > > seen better days. Bitumen is long gone, with
> > > exception of a few houses,
> > > the ruins of the three mine shafts,and a
> > beautiful
> > > Catholic church and
> > > cemetery, lovingly maintained by descendents of
> > the
> > > Slovak families that lived
> > > worshiped there so many years ago. Amazingly,
> > > area geographically still
> > > resembles that of Vinne, Slovakia, from which
> > > grandparents emigrated in the late
> > > 1890s. Little towns, nestled in the hills, a
> > river
> > > (in this case the
> > > Susquehanna) nearby.
> > >
> > > Gene Klodzen
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