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Cities are seeing less tax money reimbursed from Hall
City, county officials to meet to discuss reduced payments
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Tax equity payments to the cities in Hall County shrank significantly in fiscal year 2012, and they want to know why. A tax inequity occurs when city residents pay property taxes to the county for services that are provided only in the county’s unincorporated areas. A 2004 study looked at whether taxes were being distributed fairly between the cities and the county and found three services cities provide separately from Hall.