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'Haves and the have nots': Williamson gets more growth taxes than Maury, Rutherford

Posted on AllSides April 17th, 2024
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• How does Williamson County collect more from development taxes • Maury County can add revenue for schools but not other projects New state legislation may help Maury, Rutherford and other fast-growing counties pay for needed schools. The Tennessee General Assembly bill that amended the County Powers Relief Act would allow qualifying counties with 20% growth counts based on U.S. Census counts to charge $1.50 per square foot for all new housing and commercial projects up to 150,000 square feet. State officials estimate that annual revenues from development could increase...

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