82°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

East Baton Rouge school system seeks tax renewals on Oct. 24

1 year 7 months 6 days ago October 19, 2015 Oct 19, 2015 Monday, October 19 2015 October 19, 2015 8:38 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE- Voters throughout East Baton Rouge Parish will be asked on Saturday to renew for 10 more years three separate property taxes dedicated to education.
    
These taxes were last renewed on April 29, 2006, by margins of 62-to-38 percent.
    
The taxes fund I Care, a 35-year-old alcohol- and drug-abuse prevention program, maintenance, employee salaries
    
The three property taxes amount to a total annual tax bill of $58.12 for a home assessed at $150,000, and $135.62 for a home assessed at $250,000. They are subject to Louisiana's homestead exemption, so the first $75,000 in value on the home is not taxed.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days