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Rutland Herald - February 25, 2021

Revised tax yield brings some relief

Cheryl M. Scarzello, director of finance, said the district is estimating a tax rate decrease in four of its six towns.

In Benson, the estimated tax rate after CLA is $1.43, an increase of 3 cents from the current year. In Castleton, the tax rate is $1.52, down less than 1 cent. In Fair Haven, the tax rate is $1.29, a 4-cent decrease. Hubbardton is looking at a 6-cent drop in the tax rate to $1.50. Orwell’s tax rate is up about 2 cents to sit at $1.45. And the tax rate in West Haven is down about 1 cent to $1.48.

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