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Letter to the Editor

School Tax Payers Should be Informed of Policies

To the Editor:

In our thirty-four years of paying taxes since moving to Martinsburg, my wife and I have always paid both the school tax and the per capita tax without question. This year I found out that I no longer have to pay the per capita tax. When I received the tax bills in August, I noticed that the per capita tax slip for me was not included. When I paid my tax bill, I wrote a note to our tax collector saying I might have misplaced the slip for myself, so I included the amount with my payment.

After a few weeks, we received a call saying that, since I’d turned 70, I no longer had...

 

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