I just received my $115 fire tax fee for my small "rural" home on the corner of our main street. Since I only have 21 days to remit it, I compliantly made out the check from my food budget and put it in the envelope marked Special Taxes Remittance Processing.
As I walked 489 feet to the post office, I noticed that the fire station across the street was quiet, as usual. I decided to wander home and mow the lawn since I have no brush to clear at my tract house next to the fire house.
I'm now petitioning for redetermination. At least, I can feel comforted that Im not being charged a new tax on top of the $75 fire assessment charge I just paid on my property tax bill.
-- Hjordes Norman, Loomis
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