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Most school districts will be forced to raise property taxes again

For the majority of school districts , their financial situation – both due to and despite the pandemic – will require them to increase property taxes . Several school districts responded , however , that their districts are making an effort to not raise property taxes on account of the pandemic .
Anticipated property tax outlook for next year
45.0 %
23.7 %

Property tax increases will be considered . However , we have to look at the fiscal position of the district residents as well .

- Survey respondent
Our financial situation requires us to raise property taxes regardless of the pandemic
The impact of the pandemic will force us to raise property taxes
15.8 % 15.5 %
We do not plan on raising property taxes for next year
We do not plan on raising property taxes due to COVID-19 and the economic impact it had on our community
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