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Revamp the property tax system to overcome unfairness, inefficiency

This should be the year state policymakers start to revamp the state’s property tax structure. We know that the system is unfair, and there is a clear path forward to fix it. Current property taxes are unfair in a number of ways. Owners of properties with the same fair market value pay vastly different property taxes based on which town they are in. Owners also pay very different taxes for the same level of local public services. Residents often receive very different levels of local public services for the same level of taxes paid.