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Property Taxes
A discussion on property taxes and how they can be used to finance education.
# 125554 | 500 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Economics (Taxation) , Economics (Public Finance) , Education (General)

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The paper discusses how local property taxes are generally used to finance education. The paper explains that school budgets should be kept consistent to keep the electorate happy while still providing for the school.

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"There are two basic types of property taxes. The first is real estate tax where the tax is calculated by a fixed rate multiplied by the assessed value of land and improvements on it. The second is based on other types of property such as cars, jewelry and other non-necessities. Formerly called luxury taxes, more states are applying them today, particularly to vehicles which are easy to assess. Because real estate taxes are by the nature applicable to a school district, local governments generally..."

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