Tax Classification Hearing Set for Tuesday’s Council Meeting

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WORCESTER – Fresh off the Thanksgiving holiday, the Worcester City Council will hold its tax classification hearing for the Fiscal Year 2018. This is an annual contentious topic as two local organizations have differing opinions on the matter.

The City Council will look to clarify the differences on Tuesday night.

Accurate Worcester Assistance on Real Estate [AWARE] is in favor of continuing the long standing dual tax rate that produces a lower residential tax rate.  Whereas, the Worcester Regional Research Bureau [WRRB] and Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce are in favor of a single tax rate, which equally distributes the tax burden to both residents and commercial.

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