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MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Virginia Mungovan, Director
virginia.mungovan@surpriseaz.gov
623-222-1431
http://www.surpriseaz.gov

For Immediate Release


TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING NOTICE OF TAX INCREASE

Surprise, AZ (April 22, 2022) IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 42-17107, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, THE CITY OF SURPRISE IS NOTIFYING ITS PROPERTY TAXPAYERS OF THE CITY OF SURPRISE'S INTENTION TO RAISE ITS PRIMARY PROPERTY TAXES OVER LAST YEAR'S LEVEL. THE CITY OF SURPRISE IS PROPOSING AN INCREASE IN PRIMARY PROPERTY TAXES OF $529,980 OR 5.3%. 

FOR EXAMPLE, THE PROPOSED TAX INCREASE WILL CAUSE THE CITY OF SURPRISE'S PRIMARY PROPERTY TAXES ON A $100,000 HOME TO BE $75.91 (TOTAL PROPOSED TAXES INCLUDING THE TAX INCREASE). WITHOUT THE PROPOSED TAX INCREASE, THE TOTAL TAXES THAT WOULD BE OWED ON A $100,000 HOME WOULD HAVE BEEN $72.21. 

THIS PROPOSED INCREASE IS EXCLUSIVE OF INCREASED PRIMARY PROPERTY TAXES RECEIVED FROM NEW CONSTRUCTION. THE INCREASE IS ALSO EXCLUSIVE OF ANY CHANGES THAT MAY OCCUR FROM PROPERTY TAX LEVIES FOR VOTER APPROVED BONDED INDEBTEDNESS OR BUDGET AND TAX OVERRIDES. 

ALL INTERESTED CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE TAX INCREASE THAT IS SCHEDULED TO BE HELD JUNE 7, 2022 AT 6:00 PM AT THE CITY OF SURPRISE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 16000 N. CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, SURPRISE, AZ, 85374. 

THIS NOTICE WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE DAILY INDEPENDENT ON 5/24/22 AND 5/31/22.



 
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