Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Mayor and City Commissioners of the City of Waycross have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by .007 percent.

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at City Hall in the commission chambers on Tuesday September 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Additional public hearings on this proposed tax increase will be held at City Hall in the commission chambers on October 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 10.998 mills, an increase of .007 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 10.991 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately .28 cents and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $75,000 is approximately .21 cents.

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