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Smith County plans to lower tax rate, public hearings to begin Tuesday

The commissioners court is set to host a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Smith County Courthouse Annex.
Credit: Smith County

TYLER, Texas — As Smith County plans to lower its property tax rate by a penny, residents will be able to voice their concerns to the Smith County Commissioners Court over the proposed tax rate and budget at a public hearing Tuesday evening.

According to the proposed 2021 fiscal year budget filed by Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran, the tax rate could be 33.5 cents per $100 valuation, which is down from 2020’s 34.5 cents per $100 valuation.

The commissioners court is set to host a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Smith County Courthouse Annex.

You can read more about this story from our partners at the Tyler Morning Telegraph.