Property Taxes
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Taxes on the rise, some local leaders frustrated
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:40pm.

videoThe county's 'credit card' bill so to speak is getting higher and higher with that cost eventually passed onto the taxpayer. Some local leaders feel the spending is out of control. Meanwhile, others feel new spending on the horizon is a cost we all just have to bear.

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Wilmington leaders hope penny property tax hike will help with employee pay, public safety
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 3:58pm.

videoWilmington City Council will meet tomorrow night to discuss the upcoming city budget. The proposed budget includes a property tax increase and wage raises to get current employees closer to averages in similar cities.

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New 'Tag and Tax Together' program begins Sunday
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 10:17am.

videoNorth Carolina motorists are going to have to pay their vehicle property tax and registration bill at the same time if they want to get their tags.

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No tax increase in Wilmington budget
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 9:30pm.

video Wilmington City Council voted in favor of no property tax increase in next year's budget at Tuesday night's meeting. The nearly $88 million dollar budget was designed to maintain core services. It also includes a 2 percent pay raise for all employees and funds a 1.5 percent merit raise for eligible employees.

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Surf City bumps beach tax rate up 10 cents
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 9:00pm.

video A dime increase on the property tax rate at Surf City will go to putting more sand on the beaches.

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Property tax to stay flat in Wilmington budget plan
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:33pm.

videoWilmington residents should expect not to pay more in property taxes next year. At Monday night's City Council meeting, leaders discussed Wilmington's recommended budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1.

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Ballpark discussion continues despite likely tax hike, budget issues
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 4:58pm.

video A drop in property values will most likely mean the City of Wilmington will have to raise property taxes to pay for its next budget. That issue has some residents asking whether the city should even be talking about building a baseball stadium.

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FIRST ON 3: County overtaxes Kure Beach residents
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 2:53pm.

The New Hanover County Tax Administrator says Kure Beach residents paid too much on their property tax bills. Roger Kelly told a news conference the error falls on him.

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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover property values down significantly; beach towns hit hardest
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 10:58pm.

video Property values throughout New Hanover County are heading down. The areas seeing the largest drops since the last revaluation in 2007 are the beach towns.

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Brunswick County faces big tax rate hike
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 10:50pm.

videoThe Brunswick County Manager suggested the county go revenue neutral in order to make up for the county's depreciated property value. Although this means property tax bills may stay the same from some, other folks may see a considerable hike.

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