How much are you paying in taxes this year? An interactive chart by The Plain Dealer breaks down the number of levies in each town in Greater Cleveland and how much each levy is costing a property owner, per $100,000 home valuation.
Both Avon and Avon Lake will see higher tax bills this year in part due to levies passed in 2012.
Avon property owners will see an increase in this year’s tax bills. According to a comprehensive study by The Plain Dealer published Jan. 22, Avon’s tax bills have seen an increase in the past four years from $1,700 per year (2009 rate for 2010 bills) per $100,000 home valuation to $2,000 per year per $100,000 valuation (2012 rate for 2013 bills.
That number breaks down to 13 levies that support Avon Local School District for $1,285 per $100,000 home valuation. Although the Avon School district approved a $32 million bond issue actual taxes will not increase as a result. Eight city levies total $219 per $100,000 home valuation.
Avon Lake property owners will see an increase in this year in their tax bills. According to a comprehensive study by The Plain Dealer published Jan. 22, Avon Lake taxes have increased from $1,822 per $100,000 home valuation (2009 rate for 2010 bills) to $1,992 (2012 rate for 2013 bills).
The bulk of taxes collected, $1,204 (per collection on $100,000) is distributed to the school district.
That breaks down to 13 separate school levies, some dating back to 1999, including a $41.8 million bond issue (currently 3.37 mills). Taxpayers are also paying on six Avon Lake city levies that total $238, 13 separate Lorain County issues, two Lorain County JVS.
This year, collection will begin on an ambulance and E.M.S. levy approved in November that will collect $61 per $100,000 home valuation.
Both cities are paying $394 for 13 Lorain County levies.
Check back later as Avon-Avon Lake Patch details levy expiration dates for both cities.