1978RE: [carfree_cities] Something for everyone....
- Dec 1, 2000Thanks Ryan,
That is how I took it too, but couldn't quite reconsile the valuation.
Actually, I got some clarification on this last night. First off, they were
talking about a "base tax". They wanted to set a minimum level of taxation
that every homeowner pays. Basically this would raise taxes for low income
families and lower them for high income families. Thankfully the idea was
defeated by a margin of 8:3. I would like to know who the 3 Neanderthals
>From: "Lanyon, Ryan" <lanyonry@...>_____________________________________________________________________________________
>To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: [carfree_cities] Something for everyone....
>Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 09:55:16 -0500
>In income tax terms a 'flat tax' means everyone pays the same rate,
>regardless of income level. With property tax I imagine everyone would pay
>the same rate, regardless of value. I'm not sure if it would be a flat tax
>based on number of buildings, square footage, or size of the land. Flat
>taxes in income are considered regressive because they do little to
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