Hempfield School District Anticipates Tax Hike

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Residents of Hempfield School District are looking at a 2 percent increase in school taxes in the 2012-13 academic year.

Hempfield school board Tuesday unanimously approved the proposed $103 million budget, up from $98 million in 2011-12.

The tax hike would raise the tax millage rate from 18.266 to 18.631, Mary Lynne Kniley, director of finance for the district, said Tuesday evening.

That means the owner of an average home, valued at $146,700, would pay an additional $53.55 in property taxes next year.

Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/640440_Hempfield-anticipates-tax-hike.html#ixzz1tlzEfyqd

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