Proposal Could Slash School Construction Costs, Reduce Property Tax Burden for Delaware Property Owners


A pending bill in the Delaware House of Representatives could save property owners in the state untold millions of dollars in tax payments. House Bill 296, sponsored by State Representative Bryan Shupe, would allow school district and charter school officials to decide if they want to pay ‘prevailing wage’ rates for school construction projects. The prevailing…

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Sussex County Tax Bills On the Way


Sussex County tax bills are on the way!   The County has sent out bills that cover more than 179,000 parcels – which will bring in about $160.2-million which pay for local services.  The annual tax bills include County property taxes, County sewer and water, tax ditch and street lighting fees, where applicable, plus local school…

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Tax Decrease for FY 2019 for IRSD Taxpayers


The Indian River School District is giving you a break on your school taxes for FY 2019.  It’s a 3-cent decrease which resulted from reductions to the debt service and tuition components of the overall tax rate.   The approved property tax rate is $3.067 per $100 of assessed value.  

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