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• A front page article entitled “Businesses, housing would benefit in proposed bill” should state that residents can calculate a ballpark figure of what their property taxes would look like under the administration’s proposal by taking their 2008 assessed values from their assessment cards, subtracting any exemptions, and then applying the proposed rates.

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The administration’s proposed rates for all classifications are available at by clicking the link called “Presentation slides (PDF).”

The Kaua‘i County Council ultimately sets the rates.


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