The following compares the current utility tax rate paid of 2.5% versus the proposed levy lid lift of $0.45.
Current: Utility Tax rate of 2.5%.
Proposed: Property Tax Levy Lid Lift only.
Citizens can use the calculator below to see the impact of the two options. Select the assessed value of your property. If you do not know the assessed value of your property, go to the Benton County Assessor’s website and look up your property address by visiting the property search site.
Next, select the amount of your monthly electric, gas, and telephone bills. The totals will be reflected below for each option.
Note*: The phone utility tax only applies to your phone line and does not include charges for your data plan (internet). Charges for data will need to be excluded when calculating your average monthly phone bill.
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