Author Topic: Why are we subsidizing property taxes of millionaires?  (Read 453 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline TimG

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2616
Re: Why are we subsidizing property taxes of millionaires?
« on: February 05, 2017, 09:23:32 pm »
Why are you picking on homeowners who's property values have increased. Let's face it, everyone who gets the homeowner grant is being subsidized by those who don't own their own homes. If you really want to be fair, the grant should be abolished, period.
Property taxes pay for municipal services which used by renters as well as owners. The system is inherently unfair to expect property owners to pay for all of it. If we wanted a fair system then everyone living in a city would contribute to its tax base whether they rented or owned. The only people who are being subsidized are renters who get to used the roads, parks and community centers but pay nothing towards their up keep.