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Austin property owners to save more in 2014 with 1% lower property taxes

Posted on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 at 9:59 pm.

The Austin City Council recently passed its 2014 budget and assigned next year’s property taxes at around 1% less than what was set for 2013 in its public meeting on Monday, December 16.

The property tax levy for 2014 was set at $4.12 million, while 2014’s budget was set at around $30.8 million. With the lower property tax levy, property owners can expect to save more.

A residence that is worth an estimated at $79,500 is expected to pay almost $6 lower in 2014 from $329 to $323. A $90,800 residential property’s city taxes are expected to lessen to $251 from $255, while a $347,000 commercial property’s city taxes will be lowered to $2,521 from $2,567.

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