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Wausau School Tax Levy Approved


by Melissa Langbehn

WAUSAU (WAOW)--  A loss in state aids means homeowners in the Wausau District will pay more in school taxes.

The district needs to collect nearly 41-million dollars in taxes for the 2009-10 school year.

That's up from the previous year, due to a loss in state aids. Wausau School District Finance Director, Cherna Gorder says, "For the Wausau district we say a $3.9 million dollar loss compared to last year."

Gorder says for homeowners,the net mill rate would be $855 dollars on a $100,000 home.

If you're home is worth $200,000  she says the total is $1,710.

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