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 FCTA Fall 2007 Bulletin:  PDF (View Download)
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Summary: The Fairfax County Taxpayers Alliance is posting 1000 "The Connolly Years" yard signs prior to this November's supervisor elections.  The signs have a graph showing that residential real estate taxes increased ten percent per year during the first three years of the current term of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors chairman, Gerry Connolly.

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  • The Connolly Years:  Taxes up 10% per year
  • FCTA Annual Meeting: "Is global warming man-made?"
  • Real estate tax hike between 2000-2007 15 times greater than in previous 19 years
  • Summary of Virginia General Assembly tax changes between 2004 and 2007
  • FCTA testimony opposing Northern Virginia Transportation Authority tax increases - July 12, 2007
  • ACT: 23 percent of Virginia high school graduates ready for college
  • FCTA testimony at the Board of Supervisors hearing on the FY2008 Advertised Budget
  • Officers of the Fairfax County Taxpayers Alliance
  FCTA Winter 2007 Bulletin: PDF (View Download)
 Inside This Issue:

Summary: Real estate tax rate 30 cents too high. Rate should be 57 cents instead of 89 cents. After seven years in which assessments increased 170 percent and real estate taxes increased by an average of ten percent per year, assessments have finally leveled off.

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  • Real estate tax rate 30 cents too high
  • Taxpayer Rally to protest out-of-control taxes
  • Include transportation in the General Fund
  • Does school achievement justify high taxes?
  • Tax hikes pay for public-sector raises and benefits
  • School Board bond committee pays election fines