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Corporate Greed: Harrisburg-area schools could lose millions to Norfolk Southern in tax dispute

(Source: Penn Live, January 9, 2019)

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Harrisburg School District raised taxes on residents last year by the maximum amount allowed by law, to generate an additional $1.4 million to cover rising costs. But the bulk of that tax increase could be erased if the Norfolk Southern Corporation prevails in a property tax dispute with Dauphin County. The district could owe more than $1.2 million in refunds to the railroad company and lose more than $474,000 annually going forward. The city of Harrisburg stands to owe $1 million and lose more than $340,000 annually going forward.

Full story: www.pennlive.com

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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