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High Point Proposes Tax Increase On Car Owners For Road And Sidewalk Work

7:01 PM, Feb 25, 2013   |    comments
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HIGH POINT - The City of High Point proposed a tax increase for all residents who own a vehicle.

The city is proposing an increase from $5 to $20 on all vehicles. The yearly tax would help with road repairs and building sidewalks. The $15 increase is the same as about $1.25 a month.

The city says it's behind on road repairs and the tax increase could raise more than $1 million.

Winston-Salem and Charlotte already have a $20 tax. Raleigh's tax is $25.

The NC General Assembly would have to approve the increase before it could take effect,

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