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Council approves tax exemption; Council delays tax exemption

Friday, June 4, 2021 by Elizabeth Pagano

City Council has unanimously approved an increased property tax exemption for senior and disabled homeowners. Council members voted unanimously Thursday to increase the amount these homeowners can exclude from city property taxes, from $88,000 to $113,000. A separate proposal that would double the tax-exempted portion of Austin homesteads was approved on its first two readings, and will require another vote for it to go into effect.

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