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  • Can the proposed Truth-in-Taxation (TNT) levy amounts be changed?Back to top

    Yes.  Local taxing jurisdictions may lower their proposed levy amount before they approve ("certify") a final levy. However, they can't increase the levy beyond the proposed TNT levy amount.​

  • Do local taxing jurisdictions typically lower their proposed Truth-in-Taxation (TNT) levies?Back to top

    Historically, final levy increases statewide are lower, at about 85 percent of the proposed increases. However, the reductions vary from location to location.​

  • What is TNT?Back to top

    TNT stands for Truth-In-Taxation, the process of informing taxpayers of the upcoming year’s local budget and levy decisions and how they will affect property taxes. Local TNT hearings are held beginning in late November to provide taxpayers an opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns before final budgets and levies are approved ("certified").​

  • When do local taxing jurisdictions certify (approve) final levy amounts?Back to top

    Local boards and councils meet in December to certify levy amounts for the next calendar year.​