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posted: 9/29/2012 5:00 AM

Property taxes too burdensome

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A Palatine letter to the editor: Our property taxes are up 38 percent in just five years, and the last property tax bill increased $1,000 because the politicians tied the homeowners exemption to assessed valuation instead of having a flat exemption, which would be fairer and save time and money recalculating every time.

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