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Letter to the Editor: Real estate agent supports the Property Tax Independence Act

We need property tax reform now. According to the Executive Director of the IFO [the Pennsylvania Legislature’s Independent Fiscal Office], the cumulative of school property taxes since 1994 has been 146%. These property taxes have increased at more than twice the inflation rate. Have the salaries of Pennsylvanians grown at twice the rate of inflation over the past several years? I don’t think so. It’s pretty unrealistic to believe that these property taxes are sustainable.

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