Thursday, July 9, 2015

If You Want Low Taxes Do What Towns With Low Taxes Do.....


Lisbon Maine
Population 9009 ---Violent crimes-5 --- property crime-107 ---  crime index 65

Standish Maine
Population 9901 --- violent crimes-4  --- property crime-138 ---  crime index 61.

Both of these towns are relatively crime free but that is where the similarities end.

Lisbon has a 33 member Police force and has a tax mil rate of $20.98 per $1000 valuation. ---. Taxes for a $150,000 dollar
home in Lisbon ---$3,147 dollars

Standish has the "County" police the Town and has a tax mil rate of  $12.15 per $1000 valuation.--- Taxes for a $150,000 dollar home in Standish $1823

Tax rates @ 100% valuation

Respectfully
Joe Hill