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Your Views: Tag taxes go to provide services in the county you pay them
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I am for lower taxes as much as the next guy, but Phil Gilleland appears to have a huge misunderstanding of how property taxes work. Property taxes are paid where you own property. It goes to the entities that provide services to you and your property.

Why would you want to pay your auto ad valorem taxes to a county that provides you no services? If someone is breaking into your home, your home is on fire or you have a medical emergency and you live in Hall County, I don't believe White County will be sending anyone to help you.

Does this clear up the issue? This is why you can't buy your tags wherever they are the cheapest.

Ben Terrell
Gainesville

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