City Council to weigh tax hike in budget season wrap-up

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 15, 2021 8:53 AM CT | Published: June 14, 2021 4:31 PM CT

Before the council gets to final votes on operating and capital budgets, it will take up a call to raise property taxes by 29 cents to an even $3. The current city tax rate of $3.19 was lowered to $2.71 by the state to take into account the increase in property values with this year’s countywide property reappraisal.


Memphis City Council 2021 budget season Martavius Jones Worth Morgan Jim Strickland

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