Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:00 am (Updated: June 25, 4:42 pm)
Volkswagen got a 10-year property-tax abatement as part of its deal to build a distribution center in Roane County.
“They do not pay any tax,” said Leslie Henderson, president and CEO of The Roane Alliance.
There was some talk recently about not offering similar deals to future industries, but it doesn't appear that will happen now.
“There is no plan to exempt the school taxes,” Henderson said. “That was just something we were researching.”
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