Dear fellow tax hikers, this week has brought the wonderful news that we might be getting another two tax increases. This is in addition to the two excellent tax increases that we profiled last month.
First, another all-star task force has recommended that Hamilton County raise the property "fee" by $25-$86 for each parcel of land regardless of value.
The latest plan to save Hamilton County's 911 emergency communication system would cost every homeowner and business as much as $86 a year in new property fees.
As of our blog posting time, that is how the article reads. But because we are incredibly fair-minded tax-hiking bloggers, we will note that Auditor Dusty Rhodes states that the
Next, a petition drive has been started to raise Cincinnati's Property Tax by a full mill to jack up city park spending. Leading the charge is Mayor John Cranley, who has finally decided that we need a property tax increase after campaigning for mayor against one.
We are proud to be the first organization to endorse both of these money grabs. We stand behind them 100%, just like we strongly endorsed both of last month's tax increases. The government needs that money. You don't.