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Property tax appeal hearings suspended indefinitely

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The Beaufort County Board that reviews property tax appeals is overwhelmed, and after losing its only paid employee last month. It has suspended hearings on cases indefinitely, the Island Packet reports.

The suspension likely will add to the tax equalization board's backlog, which dates back to September 2011. The board considers cases from property owners who believe the county has put too high a value on their property for tax purposes.

At the current rate, it would take more than 30 months just to hear the cases on file. They are working on a plan to fix the situation.

Read the full story in the Island Packet

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