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Utility tax hits keep coming


November 29, 2019

As proposed 2020 tax statements arrived in mailboxes this week, some Carlton County residents were shocked to find out just how much their property tax bill is likely to increase next year.

Thanks to a triple whammy of decreasing utility company valuations, increasing local taxes and higher assessed values for most residential properties, some homeowners could see their taxes payable in 2020 increase by as much as 30 percent.

Residents of Perch Lake, Silver Brook, Twin Lakes and Sawyer townships will see the highest jumps, Carlton County assessor Kyle Holmes said. Holmes explained that the...

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