Tax increase still galls many

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By Damon Lawrence

Carolyn Koon wasn’t worried about the property tax rate when she received her reappraisal card last May.  

“I’m worried about the bottom line,” she said.

The bottom line for Koon and many other property owners in Roane County is higher tax payments, despite a lower property tax rate.

“I’m trying to keep a good sense of humor about it, but it’s getting more and more difficult,” Scott Boyes said.

His taxes went up $362 following the reappraisal.

The Koons experienced an increase of $187.

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