County sets tax rates for 2014

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Magistrates adopt compensating amount; Real property rate to rise slightly over last year

By Molly Haines

Taxpayers in Owen County will see only slight changes to their tax bills following the adoption of the 2014 tax rates by the Owen County Fiscal Court.
The court approved a compensating rate for its 2014 tax year Aug. 26 and only the real property rate will increase, from 12.2 to 12.4 per $100 of assessed value.
The personal property rate will remain the same as in 2013 at 13.4.
The watercraft, motor vehicle and aircraft rates will also remain the same at 14.8.

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