Thursday, 16 May 2013 by David H. LeVan
You could be paying more than you should on your property taxes. How do you know?
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It’s not every day you find a property assessor who thinks his own county is overspending…until you meet Rob Mitchell, property assessor of Rutherford County, Tennessee. He wrote a letter to WGNS stating that the county “spent about fifty eight million dollars more than they brought in over the last three years.” And he’s tired of taking the heat for it:
“In the Assessor’s Office we are doing our part. We are correcting injustices, correcting values on properties and making meaningful strides to restore a lost confidence in our department. The real question is why is a three year fifty eight million dollar deficit in County spending not an issue?…”
You can check out the full article here. Kudos for speaking up, Rob Mitchell!