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County sets tax rate at 40.46 cents

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BASTROP — Property tax rates are set to bring in more money despite rates being lowered.On Sept. 12, Bastrop County’s commissioners court adopted a tax rate of 40.46 cents per $100 taxable valuation.“These proposed rates, because of those giant increases in the appraisal values – even though these rates are significant reductions from last year’s rates – they will produce a 3.5% increase over above what was taxed last year,” said County Judge Paul Pape, “and for a person living in a home that’s valued at $100,000, that rate increase will be approximately $13.94.”County Tax Assessor-Collector Ellen Owens read aloud public comments submitted through the county’s Truth in ...

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