Memphis could raise property taxes. Here’s what it would pay for.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 04, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: June 04, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Council Chairman Martavius Jones has proposed a $0.29 increase to the city’s current $2.71 property tax rate, which would raise about $40.6 million in new revenue for the city if it passed. 


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Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman

Samuel Hardiman is an enterprise and investigative reporter who focuses on local government and politics. A native Rhode Islander who lives in Midtown, there’s a good chance he is Midtown Donuts' top customer.


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