Schoharie county tax levy up 5.7 percent, but still under tax cap:  10/14/2014
Schoharie County's 2015 tax levy will be up 5.7 percent--$1.1 million-under the $85.7 million tentative budget released by Treasurer Bill Cherry yesterday.
That shakes out to a 4.86 percent increase in the average tax rate, up from $8.43 per $1,000 of assessed value to $8.84 per $1,000.
Even with the increase, Mr. Cherry said the budget remains below the state tax cap, loosely characterized as a two percent cap.
Mr. Cherry explained that the state formula allows for some growth in th

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