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What State Property Tax Should You Expect?

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Property taxes by state can vary widely. Some states assess taxes based on the value of the land as it is currently being used, while in another state; property taxes by state agencies may be assessed based on the potential value of the property if it were to be rededicated to the most valuable usage of the land. State property taxes may be levied against individuals or corporations. The only property that is not taxed is property owned by the government, since it a state cannot tax itself, nor can one level of government tax another.

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Property taxes by state laws can vary greatly. Some states assess property taxes with benefits and discounts in order to provide a benefit to particular industries so that the industry is more likely to come to the area. Property taxes by state organizations are responsible for providing much of the funding that allows the state to perform its duties and responsibilities, although sometimes state budgets are assisted by grants from the federal government or fees collected from local governments, whether from the municipal level or the county governments.

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