County Commission drops one-cent hike in property tax rate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2021 8:14 AM CT | Published: June 21, 2021 10:12 PM CT

The absence of four county commissioners, including three of the “yes” votes for the $3.45 property tax rate set two weeks ago, was crucial to undoing the tax hike. However, the issue is likely not over.


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