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  •  Tax Base

    Total assessed value in a given tax district or taxing authority.


     Tax Rate

    Rate in dollars which when applied to each $1,000 of assessed value will give the tax amount. Rates vary from one district to another depending on the tax base and the needs of the people in that district or jurisdiction.


     Tax Warrant or Tax Roll

    A compilation or summary of all taxable real and personal property and its value. The tax roll typically includes, name, address, legal, assessed values, levy, and other pertinent information.


     Tax Year

    Most governmental jurisdictions or taxing authorities operate on a calendar year basis. The calendar year begins January 1 and ends December 31 of each year.



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