Impact of 1997 property tax reform worries Minnesotans

Shields, Yvette
February 1998
Bond Buyer;02/09/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30327, p39
Trade Publication
Expresses concern over the property tax reform proposal in Minnesota. Lawmakers' efforts to dispel fears over the negative impact of the proposed reform on tax-increment financing districts; Trends in tax-increment financing in Minnesota from 1988 through 1997; Related legislative proposals that may negatively affect property taxes in the state.


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