Supervisors are considering completely phasing out the tax levy on farm equipment.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3:39 pm
HILLSVILLE — Planting the seeds of tax cuts for farmers, the Carroll supervisors talked Jan. 13 about doing away with a levy on agricultural equipment in its next budget year.
Supervisor Andy Jackson brought up the idea for discussion near the end of an eventful January meeting, and his fellow board members felt they could phase the idea in.
Farming has outlasted other industries that have come and gone, Jackson said. Farming has a continuing, and increasingly diversified, presence in Carroll.
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