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Exemption may not be so super



Living in your dream home? Have visions of growing old there?  You'll want to think long and hard before switching to a new "super homestead exemption" if voters approve it in January.

Most people planning to stay in their homes for the long term will pay less in taxes if they resist the allure of the super exemption, a new analysis shows. For them, it's better to stick with their Save Our Homes protection, which limits annual tax increases to 3 percent. More here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:01pm]


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