172-19 - NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS: HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL INCOME TAX ORDINANCE:

NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS

HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL INCOME TAX ORDINANCE:

PULASKI COUNTY ORDINANCE #2019-06

Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Pulaski, County, Indiana, that the Pulaski County Council will consider, at the Pulaski County Highway Department garage training room, 1131 North U.S.-35, Winamac, at 7:00 pm on Monday, 21 October 2019, the following proposed ordinance [condensed] regarding the local income tax imposed within Pulaski County.

1. THE TOTAL PULASKI COUNTY LOCAL INCOME TAX (LIT) RATE SHALL DECREASE TO 3.30 PERCENT EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2020, AND THEN, PURSUANT TO INDIANA CODE 6-3.6-7-18, AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FURTHER ACTION THAT MAY BE TAKEN IN 2020, TO 3.00 PERCENT EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2021; 

2A. THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF (PTR) COMPONENT OF THE PULASKI COUNTY LIT RATE SHALL DECREASE BY 0.68 PERCENTAGE POINTS, FROM 1.18 PERCENT TO 0.50 PERCENT, EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2020;

2B. WITHIN THE PTR COMPONENT OF THE LIT RATE, THE SHARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING TOTAL ASSESSED-VALUE PROPERTY-TAX RELIEF SHALL DECREASE FROM 1.00 PERCENT TO 0.20 PERCENT EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2020;

2C. WITHIN THE PTR COMPONENT OF THE LIT RATE, THE SHARE DEDICATED SOLELY TO PROVIDING HOMESTEAD RELIEF SHALL INCREASE FROM 0.18 PERCENT TO 0.30 PERCENT EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2020;

3. THE LEVY FREEZE COMPONENT OF THE LIT RATE, DEDICATED TO OFFSETTING POTENTIAL REVENUES LOST TO THE PREVIOUS FREEZE OF THE PULASKI COUNTY PROPERTY-TAX MAXIMUM LEVY, SHALL INCREASE BY 0.60 PERCENTAGE POINTS, FROM 0.40% TO 1.00%, EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2020. 

After the public hearing, the Pulaski County Council may take action on the proposed ordinance. There is no remonstrance opportunity on any action taken on the proposed ordinance. The public hearing identified above is the taxpayer’s opportunity to express concerns and ask questions on the proposed ordinance.

Dated this 30th day of September, 2019.

Pulaski County Council

Jerry G. “Jay” Sullivan, Jr., President

Laura Wheeler, Auditor/Clerk to the Council

172-19 G 10/09

 

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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