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A proposed Vermont Senate change to a House tax bill could make timber harvesting more expensive, with serious longterm impacts on Vermont forestland sustainability and the state’s $1.5 billion forestry products industry. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Property owners in southern Essex County received notification last week that their assessments are increasing, but town officials were quick to point out that this, in and of itself, does not mean that taxes are going up... Read more

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The American Legislative Exchange Council just published its annual analysis of states’ economic outlooks, “Rich States, Poor States,” and, overall, they peg Vermont as 49th, or next to worst. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | For the upcoming year, school districts in northern Warren County have proposed budgets that maintain their tax levies under the limits imposed by the state’s tax cap. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Area assessors are warning homeowners that if they don’t take action to switch how they receive their School Tax Relief (STAR) property tax reduction, they could have their benefit reduced or eliminated altogether. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The Adirondack Park has performed better economically than the rest of rural America since the inception of the Adirondack Park Agency, according to a new study... Read more

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PORT HENRY | A proposed hike in the Essex County room tax from 3 percent to 5 percent has Moriah inn owners concerned that their businesses will be hurt, a point that’s contested by town officials. Read more

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Just last week, the ‘smart money’ in Montpelier was saying the ‘tax and regulate’ marijuana legalization train couldn’t be stopped. No matter how many real-life problems were raised, the momentum was said to be unstoppable. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | To repair a broken budget brought about by both long- and short-term factors, the Ticonderoga Central School Board voted unanimously last Thursday to present the public with a $23 million spending plan that raises the tax levy by... Read more

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VERGENNES | Thanks to an allocation of $2.2 million in federal taxpayer-funds earmarked for municipal projects, the City of Vergennes will be getting a new salt shed to store the winter season road additive. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Voters across the county will have the opportunity to hear about, and weigh in on, their school district’s 2019-20 budget this month. Read more

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KEENE | The tax levy cap set by state calculations for Keene Central School (KCS) in 2019-20 is -4.28 percent. Read more

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HAGUE | Taxes are no laughing matter. Unless, maybe, you have your taxes done for free by Hague AARP Tax-Aide, where tax season becomes a time of friendship, renewing old acquaintances and even sharing a joke or two. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A new online report shows that Vermonters have a lot of reasons to sing the blues: they have one of the United States’ highest state tax loads to bear. Read more

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CLINTONVILLE | The proposed 2019-20 school budget for AuSable Valley Central School is below the tax levy cap allowance. Read more

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I am commenting on the article in a recent edition, “Essex County seeks occupancy tax hike.” Read more

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How to get large tax breaks: Because he loves tax breaks and Israel, Sheldon Adelson (billionaire casino mogul) is a natural fit for the Republican party, and he spends and spends and spends. Read more

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The Vermont House Health Care Committee has brought out a bill (H.524) that at best has nothing to recommend it, and at worst, would make Vermont’s health care situation worse for thousands of innocent people. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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GLENS FALLS | In the wake of the Trump administration’s federal tax reform act, which has increased federal taxes for New Yorkers collectively by $10 billion, capping local government spending is more important than ever... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s sales tax collections have continued to increase in the first months of 2019. Read more

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