District 200 Determines 2017 Property Tax Levy

District 200 Determines 2017 Property Tax Levy

Tax levy and rate drop, property values expected to rise to $810 million Taxable values for properties in Woodstock School District 200 are again expected to rise this year. District officials estimate the equalized assessed value of properties within the district’s...
Residents Weigh in on Sales Tax Increase

Residents Weigh in on Sales Tax Increase

The condition of Woodstock’s infrastructure, taxes and business climate dominated discussion at a public hearing on a possible increase to the city’s sales tax. Opinion was divided during the Aug. 1 hearing before the City Council, which stretched for about an hour...

City Cuts Property Tax, Mulls Sales Tax Hike

Woodstock shoppers might pay more in sales tax in exchange for a property tax cut. The Woodstock City Council voted unanimously March 7 to reduce the city’s property tax levy 10 percent, a move that will lower the tax bill on a $150,000 house by about $94 and cut the...
City Sets Property Tax Levy

City Sets Property Tax Levy

The Woodstock City Council approved an ordinance Dec. 6 setting its 2016 property tax levy at $9.26 million that forgoes an inflationary increase. The 2016 levy is $77,605 higher than last year’s total, which city officials said is attributable solely to new growth in...

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