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Your Views: Owners of mobile home parks should pay fare share of taxes
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In 2008, I made a complaint about all the mobile homes in this park with no decals. So I called to ask why no decals were being put on the trailers.

What I found out was that no taxes were being paid on all of these mobile homes (at least 25) in the park for several years. So I called the tax office and asked why. I was told that no one would bid on them when they were put up for bid.

How many other trailer parks do we have in Hall County that are getting away with paying no taxes? Each trailer is assessed at $90-$100 per trailer.

I could tell our tax commissioner and our Hall County government a sure way to correct this problem. It is to attach the trailers to the property like your home is.

With our county closing schools and cutting back on services, if we could collect all of these back taxes, maybe we could add services instead of cutting them. If you need to change the tax law, change the tax law.

If you think this is OK, say nothing. If not, call your tax commissioner and your Hall County government and let them know that it is not right to let a select number of people get away without paying the taxes they owe.

The owners of the trailer parks are not even paying their fines, and the people of Hall County are not getting any revenue from these parks at all. This needs to change. What do you think?

Ray Lingerfelt

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