If Tucker becomes a city will I receive two tax bills? How will the City of Tucker be funded?

If Tucker becomes a city will I receive two tax bills? How will the City of Tucker be funded?

You will continue to receive one tax bill from DeKalb County. There will be no separate bill from the City. DeKalb County will continue to collect local taxes and the majority of those taxes, will remain under the stewardship of the County to support law enforcement, sanitation, and other county-wide services and the DeKalb County Board of Education to fund schools.

The portion of the county tax allocated to fund parks and recreation, which is currently projected to be .4 mills in 2015, will be transferred …

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Will residents of the City of Tucker retain their Homestead tax exemptions?

Will residents of the City of Tucker retain their Homestead tax exemptions?

Yes. The Homestead tax exemptions currently available to DeKalb County residents will continue to be available to Tucker residents. This includes the basic homestead tax exemption and exemptions for disabled residents, senior citizens, and surviving spouses of a member of the United States armed forces.

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If Tucker Becomes a City will my Taxes Increase?

If Tucker Becomes a City will my Taxes Increase?

No. The City of Tucker will receive about one mil (one tenth of one percent of your property value), that you are already paying to DeKalb’s tax fund, and ensure it is dedicated to Tucker.

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HB515 Passes House & Senate

YOU DID IT TUCKER COMMUNITY

Congratulations and THANK YOU to the Tucker community – your hard work paid off with the approval today by both the House and the Senate of a bill giving YOU a vote in determining how you choose to be governed locally! When the Governor signs HB515, Tucker citizens within the map boundaries will have the right to vote in November on incorporating a City of Tucker.

Although the map that was approved does not reflect the entirety of the traditional boundaries of …

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Conference Committee Reaches Agreement

AS REPORTED BY THE AJC

The Georgia General Assembly approved the proposed cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker today after a House and Senate negotiators struck a compromise on their borders.

A conference committee voted 5-1 to split a disputed area southeast of Spaghetti Junction between the two cityhood movements: Tucker gets a Wal-Mart, QuikTrip and 500 residents, and LaVista Hills brings 1,500 residents within its borders.

The House approved LaVista Hills 112-52 and Tucker 131-33; the Senate passed LaVista Hills 36-8 and Tucker 43-4.

If Gov. Nathan …

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