Fulton County leaders have asked a judge for an order to allow the county to collect its property taxes, after the state department of revenue rejected the county tax digest this week.
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The decision delayed the entire process for sending tax bills as the county waited for the state’s approval. In a scathing letter sent Wednesday, the state department of revenue said Fulton did not comply with the law. Among other issues, commercial property owners in the county paid a disparate amount of taxes, compared to residential owners.
The letter additionally questioned the legal basis for Fulton’s decision to freeze values.
A hearing to determine whether Fulton can go ahead and collect property taxes is scheduled for Nov. 3.
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