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big change was made to property taxes when it comes to levies and many
residents may not even know about it.
Township residents had their ears open Wednesday as Lucas County Auditor Anita
Lopez explained state changes that affect anyone in Ohio paying property taxes.
a result of the new state budget, a 10 percent and 2.5 percent rollback, or tax
reductions, were cut. These cuts affect only levies that are new or ask for
additional dollars, and they take effect this January.
Lucas County, a Toledo Public Schools levy will not be affected because it is
not a new tax. Issue 19 and Springfield Local Schools, however, will be
change results in the state not paying 12.5 percent total toward the amount of
the levy, and property owners will now foot the entire bill.
are] going to be paying more than what they thought they were," said Sylvania
Township Trustee Kevin Haddad. "Most people pass a levy, it might go up $20 or
$30 or $100-150. Now it's going to be going up $50 or $200."
is a member of the township association. He believes the changes will result in
more people voting no on levies.
going to see a lot of people saying no because they're keeping the money at the
top and not distributing at the bottom end, and taking all that income at the
top and making more corporate government, and it's just hurting the people who
are just trying to struggle to pay their bills," he said.