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Newsday: Babylon Town would cut taxes for 2nd year

By: 
Denise Bonilla
Publication: 
Newsday
Sep
30
2011

Babylon is offering town residents a tax cut for the second consecutive year, according to the town's tentative 2012 budget.

General fund taxes would increase 9 percent in the proposed $137.2 million budget, but residential garbage taxes would drop 21 percent, with the other parts of the town tax bill -- highway, lighting and part town taxes -- holding steady. This would result in a 4.9 percent, or $3.8 million, overall town tax cut for residents.

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