Ease city’s business burden

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It has recently come to light that Worcester’s Assessing Department has been undervaluing about 2,000 commercial and industrial properties — in some cases drastically —for several decades. Who is to blame? Will these costly mistakes be investigated? What will happen if values have to be adjusted?

These are all the wrong questions to ask right now. The right question is what tax rate should the City Council set for businesses and residents at next week’s council meeting?

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