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Caporale Comments on Lowering Tax Rate in Eastern Allegany County

March 29th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Despite a few protests expressed during last week’s public hearing on the constant yield tax rate- the Allegany County Commissioners plan to maintain the same rate moving forward. While the commissioners emphasis was on the rate itself not changing- one Bedford Road resident noted that since the property tax assessments in the eastern part of the county have increased 11% – those people will be paying more in taxes. The recommendation was for the commissioners to consider lowering the tax rate to help offset tax bills for those residents. Commissioner David Caporale said that proposal would be a non-starter for him…