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Crow Wing County approves 2014 property tax decrease

For the fourth year in a row, Crow Wing County reduced the amount of property tax resources required for county operations when the county board on Tuesday, Dec. 17, approved a 2014 final property tax levy of $34,660,859.

That amount is $76,683 less than in 2013.

Since 2010, Crow Wing County has reduced local property taxes by $1,560,837 through an ongoing focus on operational efficiencies. Tax totals the past five years are:

• 2010, $36,221,696.

• 2011, $35,721,696, 1.38 percent decrease.

• 2012, $34,876,657, 2.37 percent decrease.

• 2013, $34,737,542, 0.40 percent decrease.

• 2014, $34,660,859, 0.22 percent decrease.

Additional 2014 budget and levy information can be viewed on Crow Wing County’s website at, listed under the Financial Services Division within the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office.

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