It's that time of year where the property taxes are due!
My buildings' taxes are around the $1300-$1500 or so range. But I noticed the bill for one of them is a total of $2695! This is the same building where I had tons of water leaking at the meter, replaced the line, and got a credit back on my water bill.
The high tax bill is from a $1348.38 "sewer service" fee.
I called the office and they said if I send the receipt they would adjust the bill within a week or 2. I faxed it over immediately.
I should have asked more specifics, but I'm assuming this fee was triggered because I called them to the property saying the leak was on their side since the water was flowing up and out of the meter well. They dug up the whole thing to find the leak was just on the other side of the meter (my side).
Good things to know for the future!! I would have sent this receipt a long time ago if I had known about it. I was only told to send it to adjust my water bill.
Nicole A., New Page LLC | [email protected] | 305‑537‑6252
I have a townhouse in Halethorpe and my taxes this year was $2695. I am in the process of looking at other surrounding property to see if my assessed value is higher.
To the point of your water issue, I should pay closer attention to what mine says but as I looked at it the majority charges were from the assessed value.
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