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How much does the average citizen pay based on the above tax rate?


Washington County has set the assessed value of a residential property at 20% of its fair market value.  The City’s tax levy is taken times this assed valuation.  For example:  An individual who owns a home with an actual value of $160,000 would pay the following to the City:

$160,000 x 20% = $32,000 assessed valuation

$32,000 divided by $100 = $320 x $0.13 = $41.60