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Pinellas School Board approves tentative $1.3 billion budget

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Pinellas School Board okays lower tax rate

The Pinellas County School Board voted unanimously to approve its tentative $1.3 billion budget. The proposed tax rate, $8.06 per $1,000 of taxable value, is lower than last year. But, with an increase in property values, taxpayers could see their bill go up slightly. Someone living in a $200,000 home with a $25,000 homestead exemption would pay about $1,410. School taxes aren't subject to the full $50,000 in the state's homestead exemption. Final budget approval will come in September.

Pinellas School Board approves tentative $1.3 billion budget 07/30/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 9:55pm]
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