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Too many local elected officials say the sky is falling as they attempt to justify taking more money from Iowans. Over the last few weeks, that is exactly what happened when state lawmakers corrected an error in how the residential assessment rollback is calculated.

The correction resulted in cities and counties getting a smaller than anticipated windfall of property tax revenue. Even with passage of the bill, cities and counties still get to take more of your money next year without raising their rates. But that didn’t stop them from…

Freeze Property Tax Bills for Two Years

Property taxes in Iowa are the 10th highest in the nation, and as assessments go up, Iowans will receive significantly larger property tax bills.

ITR thinks it would be a good idea to implement a two-year property tax freeze so we can press pause and look at some ideas to fix the broken property tax system.

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