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Open Forum: Property taxes are unfair


We need to pay for the services we need or want from the government. Two main ways of taxing for this are the income tax, and property taxes. Which is the most fair? If one tax is lowered, we have to raise the other to cover the expenses.

With income tax, if I make a bundle, I’ll pay a lot in taxes. If I make little, I’ll pay little. If I’m unemployed, I won’t pay anything. This sounds fair and logical.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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