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City chases $7 million in unpaid taxes

Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Cara Biggs
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The city is chasing down 26,000 people and companies that haven’t paid their tax bills, going as far back as far as 2008, for a total of $7 million.

If that sounds like hard work, it is, says City Tax Collector Kayla Jones.

What makes collections difficult is that, unlike real estate taxes, where the city can recover the unpaid taxes through a tax sale, most of these taxes are on motor vehicles that may no longer be registered to the person who was initially taxed.

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