The Tucker City Council has officially adopted a tax rate of zero for residents.
The $7.6 million budget for Tucker’s operations next fiscal year instead is set to be funded by a variety of charges. The city said business licenses, alcohol licenses, permits and utility franchise fees will cover it.
The council approved the tax rate last week. The vote was unanimous.
“It’s about keeping promises,” said city spokesman Matt Holmes.
Because DeKalb County still provides most services, such as police, fire and schools, Tucker residents can’t get out of paying the county.
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