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Maricopa County Supervisors vote to keep current property tax rate
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Monday to keep the current property tax rate.
Chairman Max Wilson said the county doesn’t want to increase the burden on taxpayers. But declining property values mean less tax revenue for the county: a decrease of more than $52 million.
Property values have declined steeply in
The board's decision applies to the portion of the tax rate controlled by the supervisors. Cities, schools, community colleges and special tax districts make up the rest of the property tax bill.