County Commission approves 1-cent property tax hike to rate of $3.46

Commission also gives greenlight to reappraisals every two years

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 09, 2021 3:29 PM CT | Published: June 08, 2021 12:23 AM CT

The tax hike requires one more vote by the commission after notice is given to the public and the Board of Equalization with a chance for public comment. The commission also approved $1.3 million in recurring funding for the Memphis Area Transit Authority.


Shelby County Commission 2021 budget season property tax rate property reappraisal Memphis Area Transit Authority

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