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Homeowner Property Tax Relief
Press Release:
December 3, 2012:
Commissioner Hertzler Unveils Homeowner Property Tax Relief Plan pdf
At a courthouse press conference, Cumberland County Commissioner Jim Hertzler unveiled his "penny on a dollar" 1% county option sales tax proposal for slashing homeowner school, county and municipal property tax.

Plan Details:

A Proposal: Real Tax Relief for Cumberland County Homeowners pdf

Resolution 2013-1 pdf
January 7, 2013: Cumberland County Commissioners adopted Resolution 2013-1. The Resolution urges the Pennsylvania General Assembly to consider legislation granting a 1% county option sales tax to relieve homestead/farmstead property tax. 

Commentary pdf

Editorial Support pdf
December 28, 2012: The Patriot-News

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1-Tax Relief Press Conference
December 3, 2012 - Commissioners Jim Hertzler and Barbara Cross urge state action on Homeowner Property Tax Relief.