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Opinion: Survey gauges candidates' views on senior issues

...ballot issue, several KPB politicians would like to raise taxes on senior citizens by reducing the senior citizen real estate tax exemption. Do you support keeping the Senior citizen real estate exemption as it is? District 1: Kelly Wolf, YES...
Voices of the Peninsula: Golfing community disappointed with council vote

...council would represent the greater Soldotna area. That sales tax allows Soldotna citizens to maintain quite low real estate tax rates. Also it appears that the City Council chose to ignore the economic benefit that Birch Ridge Golf Course supplies...
Seniors under attack by borough politicians

...borough and we want you to stay. That is when the Kenai Peninsula Borough enacted Ordinance 86-78 eliminating real estate taxes for seniors over age 65. The state had already recognized the senior contribution by enacting Statute 29.45...
Borough right on track with budget

...he said. "I would expect that to continue to the end of the (fiscal) year." According to borough data, real estate tax revenues for the budget are estimated at more than $25 million, of which more than $23.8 million already has...
Prop 1: Tax shift likely to avoid school funding taking a hit

...borough's stance on the effect of Proposition 1 is disingenuous. "There is no way that 65 cents of every dollar of real estate tax collected is going to schools," Price said. "Because 100 percent of all sales tax already goes to schools...
Juneau junket yields little

...promise to reimburse municipalities for lost revenues resulting from the state's mandated $150,000 exemption from real estate taxes on homes owned and occupied by seniors and disabled veterans. The reimbursement program is effectively history...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives

... Beach trash makes reader wonder if fees on the horizon Nicotine should be removed from cigarettes Senior real estate tax a mess Obituaries Tommy Scott Hankins Hugh Baxter Riley Clarion Dispatch Outdoors Hometown team...


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